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Special Education Services & Plans - Chapter Summary
This self-paced chapter is filled with lessons you can study at your convenience to improve your knowledge of different special education services and plans. Feel confident in your understanding of individualized education plans (IEPs), education plans (EPs), special education service qualifications and more. Once you've completed this chapter, you will be able to:
- Explain the special education qualification process
- Define and describe the 'Child Find' mandate
- Discuss the function, purpose and guidelines of the individualized education plan (IEP)
- List and describe components of a legally-defensible IEP
- Differentiate between IEPs and 504 plans
- Describe the function of an education plan and discuss its role in gifted education
Feel free to review any number of lessons in this chapter and visit as often as needed to improve your knowledge of these special education services and plans. Questions that arise while reviewing these lessons can easily be submitted to our experts via the Dashboard. Before the day of your test, take our multiple-choice quizzes and practice exam to test your understanding of this chapter. All the resources in this chapter are available around-the-clock, so you can schedule your study sessions whenever it's convenient.
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.
2. Child Find: Law, Process & Screening
Knowledge of the Child Find mandate is important because it involves specific obligations that educators may have to address. This lesson details the relevant aspects of this mandate through a practical example.
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.
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.
5. The Differences Between IEPs & 504 Plans
Both an IEP and a 504 plan are required by federal law to prevent discrimination of students with disabilities. The following lesson will compare and contrast the two documents.
6. Educational Plan (EP): Function & Role in Gifted Education
In this lesson, you will learn about the function and role of educational plans (EPs) in gifted education, including how these plans are developed to best meet the needs of gifted students.
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