Understanding the IEP Process

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Strengthening Relationships with Positive Advocacy

A presentation by Beth Benevides, Howard County Autism Society

Topics covered:

  • What is an IEP?
  • Principles Guiding IEP Development in Maryland
  • Developing an IEP
  • Foundations of an IEP
  • Parental Input Statement
  • Present Levels of Academic Achievement and Functional Performance
  • Goals and Objectives
  • Specially Designed Instruction
  • Special Considerations
  • Progress Monitoring
  • Family Engagement
  • Parental Notification
  • Partnership and Effective Advocacy

View the presentation handout