Related service providers at all levels benefit from learning more about the individualized education program (IEP) and individualized family service program (IFSP) processes. This course will review the legal requirements, cover qualifying disabilities, and establish procedures for meetings with students and families.
Course created on March 10, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least five IDEA categories to qualify for special services.
- After this course, participants will be able to define at least three key terms commonly used during IFSP/IEP meetings.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least four IFSP/IEP legal requirements.
|5-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-35 Minutes||IDEA categories, Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP), Individualized Education Program (IEP), key terms|
|35-55 Minutes||Understanding the process, legal requirements, services and roles|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Laura Ritter has worked with individuals with disabilities for over 20 years. She specializes in the field of exceptional education. She has been an educator and administrator at the elementary, high school and post-high school levels.
Laura has served as a program director at an agency for adults with disabilities, special education teacher, homebound educator, tutor and an educational consultant in the Orlando and Indianapolis areas. She works with students, families, and colleagues to develop IEP plans that meet the unique needs of her students. She currently works for the University of Phoenix as a professor and student-teacher supervisor as well as a special education high school educator at the Indiana Connections Academy.
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