heart of your child's special education program is the Individualized Education
Do you have questions about IEPs? You are not alone! Learn more about how to get quality services in your child's IEP .
These books will teach you how to write IEP goals and
objectives that target your child's problems.
Instructional Objectives : A Critical Tool in the Development of Effective Instruction
by Robert F. Mager
can I learn to write good IEP goals and objectives?" In the best selling book
on this subject, Robert Mager teaches you how to write clear measurable IEP
goals and objectives.
Instructional Objectives teaches you to identify, select, and write educational
objectives. You learn how to describe the performances you expect to achieve,
identify the conditions under which you expect the performance to occur,
and set criteria for acceptable performance.
book includes over 50 practice exercises to sharpen your skills and an Objectives
Checklist to help you distinguish good objectives from bad ones. Preparing
Instructional Results by Robert Mager.
do you know if a child is learning and making progress? You measure the
results of instruction to determine if objectives and benchmarks have been achieved.
This easy-to-read book gives you tools to measure instructional results. Learn more about
a Win-Win IEP for Students with Autism by Beth Fouse.
book helped me to know what is needed in the IEP - a good tool for parents
who want services for their child but often don't know how to ask. Devour this
book before the next IEP meeting!" Read
Complete IEP Guide: How to Advocate for Your Special Ed Child (Siegel)
Useful book, filled with organization and planning tips, sample letters and forms;
information about IEPs. More
Measurable IEP Goals and Objectives
by Barbara D. Bateman & Cynthia M. Herr.
guide to quick and effective writing of accurate and measurable IEP goals and
objectives. This book will bring you up to speed whether you're just entering
the field or have worked in it for years. Learn
Johnny Doesn't Behave: 20 Tips and Measurable BIPs by Barbara Bateman
and Annemieke Golly.
how to write Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs) and Behavioral Intervention
Plans (BIPs); concrete "tips" to help you avoid behavioral problem.
Well Does Your IEP Measure Up? by
Diane Twachtman-Cullen & Jennifer Twachtman-Reilly
guide to writing IEPs; includes sample goal & objective templates for areas
of functioning typically neglected in IEPs including oral-motor skills, executive
function, theory of mind, & critical thinking. Includes recommendations for
teaching strategies, educational programming formats & useful resources.
" Finally, an IEP book that focuses on the "science" of
writing clear, understandable and measurable objectives." - Pete Wright,
author of Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law and Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy.
Better IEPs: How to Develop Legally Correct and Educationally Useful Programs
by Barbara Bateman
This book gave teacher additional tools to hone their skills in writing IEPs.
Do I Do When: The Answer Book on Individualized Education Programs by Susan
clear answers to hundreds of questions about IEPs. This is an excellent resource
for parents, advocates, educators, and attorneys who want to learn more about
this area of law.