Our school divides the intervention specialist’s time for each class period between 2 classrooms. The specialist is only working with my child for half the class period. Or, the specialist divides her time by spending only 2 days a week in a class.
My daughter is not getting the full benefit of the help outlined in her IEP.
Does the school district have full discretion with the schedule or are they required to provide a certain amount of time in each class?
Your child’s IEP drives the services.
- What does the IEP say?
- How are the services outlined?
IDEA requires specific information about the frequency, duration, location, and projected dates for services be included in the IEP.
US Department of Education published a Model IEP Form that provides the format to record required information about services.
The frequency and duration of related services should be specific, not state as a range.
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