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Ch 4: Special Education Services & IEPs

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This comprehensive overview is designed to boost your knowledge of different special education services and IEPs. Use fun lessons, mini quizzes and a practice exam to enhance your preparations for and an upcoming test.

Special Education Services & IEPs - Chapter Summary

Feel confident in your understanding of special education services and IEPs by examining this self-paced chapter. These informative lessons closely examine IEP teams, evaluation team reports, measurable goals in an IEP and much more. Study this chapter at any pace that can help you fully comprehend these topics. When you've finished, you will be able to:

  • Differentiate between prereferral, screening and referral assessments in special education
  • Describe ways for students to qualify for special education services
  • Share the components and uses of evaluation team reports in special education
  • Explain the function, purpose and guidelines of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
  • List and describe components of the legally-defensible IEP
  • Define and share examples of measurable goals in IEP
  • Provide the definition of the IEP team
  • Exhibit knowledge of the continuum of placement and services in special education

Navigate the lessons in this chapter in any sequence you desire, and feel free to visit them as often as needed to improve your understanding of these special education services and IEPs. If you have questions about topics explored in the lessons, feel free to submit them to our experts via the Dashboard. Our multiple-choice quizzes and practice exam can quickly and effectively check your knowledge of this chapter. All the chapter resources are available around-the-clock using any smartphone, tablet or computer with an Internet connection.

7 Lessons in Chapter 4: Special Education Services & IEPs
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How Students Qualify for Special Education Services

1. How Students Qualify for Special Education Services

Understanding how students qualify for special education services can seem like an overwhelming task, but it doesn't have to be. In this video, we will break down the basics of special education qualification in the K-12 public school system.

Evaluation Team Report: Components & Uses in Special Education

2. Evaluation Team Report: Components & Uses in Special Education

An evaluation team report contains many useful parts for special education teachers. This lesson will review the typical components and discuss ways to use the information.

Individualized Education Plan (IEP): Function, Purpose & Guidelines

3. Individualized Education Plan (IEP): Function, Purpose & Guidelines

The Individualized Education Plan is a critical document for children who receive special education services. In this video, we will take a brief look at the development and function of this important document.

Components of a Legally-Defensible Individualized Education Program

4. Components of a Legally-Defensible Individualized Education Program

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act requires that each Individualized Education Program contain certain elements. This lesson summarizes the essential components of a legally defensible IEP.

Measurable Goals in an IEP: Examples & Definition

5. Measurable Goals in an IEP: Examples & Definition

Explore the world of the Individual Education Program, including the definition, the writing of measurable goals, and an example of an IEP goal. A definition of the plan and the individuals involved in its creation are discussed. Three areas of focus for drafting goals as well as the way in which goals are determined are areas of focus.

What is an IEP Team?

6. What is an IEP Team?

This lesson is designed to define and discuss what an IEP team is and why it's important. We'll identify the key players that are a part of an IEP team and list their responsibilities.

Continuum of Placement & Services in Special Education

7. Continuum of Placement & Services in Special Education

This lesson gives a brief overview of the educational placement options available to students with disabilities and discusses some requirements for determining placement.

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