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IEP support

IEP support is available for you.  Please email your LEA and they meet with you as needed. Here are some helpful hints:

BEFORE THE MEETING 
-Obtain all school records and copies of the following: Prior IEPs (if any), Progress notes, report cards, work samples.
-Request for transportation if applicable.
-Request an interpreter be present to assist you in participating if applicable.
-Gather information from your health professionals.
-Make a list of your child’s strengths and needs.

DURING THE MEETING
-Remember that you are an equal member of the IEP team.
-Ask for clarification if you don’t understand something that is being said.
-Discuss what you feel helps your child to learn.
-Listen to the points of view of all.

AT THE END OF THE MEETING
-Be sure that all your child’s needs and services are documented on the IEP.
-Ask for a copy of the IEP minutes and IEP.
-If you cannot come to an agreement, you may request another meeting. Do not feel pressured to make a decision.

**Remember you can ask for an IEP review at anytime during the school year.