Quick Guide to the Iep is a legal document that was released by the Georgia Department of Education - a government authority operating within Georgia (United States).
Q: What is an IEP?
A: An IEP stands for Individualized Education Program, which is a plan designed to meet the unique needs of a student with a disability.
Q: Who is eligible for an IEP in Georgia?
A: Any student with a disability who requires special education services is eligible for an IEP in Georgia.
Q: How is an IEP developed?
A: An IEP is developed through a collaborative process involving the student, parents/guardians, teachers, and other relevant school staff.
Q: What is the purpose of an IEP?
A: The purpose of an IEP is to outline the student's goals, accommodations, and services needed to support their individual learning and development.
Q: What should be included in an IEP?
A: An IEP should include information about the student's current performance, goals, accommodations, related services, and transition plans.
Q: How often is an IEP reviewed?
A: An IEP is reviewed at least once a year, but it can be reviewed more frequently if needed.
Q: Can parents request changes to an IEP?
A: Yes, parents have the right to request changes to an IEP if they believe it is necessary to meet their child's needs.
Q: What is the role of the IEP team?
A: The IEP team, which includes the student's parents/guardians, teachers, and other school staff, collaborates to develop, review, and revise the IEP.
Q: Can an IEP be revised?
A: Yes, an IEP can be revised at any time if the student's needs or circumstances change.
Q: What happens when a student with an IEP transitions to a new school?
A: When a student with an IEP transitions to a new school, their IEP should be reviewed and revised as necessary to ensure a smooth transition and continuation of services.
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