School officials often refuse to write educational methodologies into the IEP. They argue that teachers should be free to use an “eclectic approach” to educating children with disabilities, and should not be forced to use any specific methodology.
Congress rejected this practice when they reauthorized IDEA 2004 - a win, win situation for all – especially for children who will benefit when they receive effective instruction from teachers who are trained in research-based instructional methods.
In this issue of the Special Ed Advocate, learn how parents, as participants in developing their child’s IEP, benefit by having input into the instructional methods used to teach their children.
New! Wrightslaw Training Program: All About IEPs. Learn more about how IEPs changed when Congress reauthorized IDEA 2004 and the legal requirements for IEPs.
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