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Legal Requirements of IEPs (CD-ROM)
If you are like many parents, when you receive a notice about an IEP meeting for your child, you feel anxious. The best antidote to negative emotions is accurate, reliable information. As your child's parent, you are the expert on your child. That is why you are a member of your child's IEP team.
Let Pete & Pam Wright teach you about the legal requirements of IEPs.
|Legal Requirements of IEPs CD-ROM (1.25 hrs)
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In this 1.25 hour program on CD-ROM, Pete & Pam Wright will explain these legal requirements to you in clear, no-nonsense language. You will learn about:
- present levels of academic achievement and functional performance
- measurable academic and functional goals
- how your child's progress will be measured, and when the school will provide you with periodic progress reports
- appropriate accommodations on tests and alternative assessments
- transition assessments and transition plans for "life after school"
- reviewing and revising IEPs
- placement decisions
- and much more
Required Course book
The Legal Requirements of IEPs uses Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition as the required course book. As Pete explains specific concepts, he will have you make notes in your book so you can find important information quickly and easily.
If you do not have a copy of Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, you can purchase it in the Wrightslaw Store.
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|Special Education Law, 2nd Edition (print)
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"This is advocacy training at it's best..." "Each time I listen, I pick up something new!..." Read reviews
Legal Requirements of IEPs (1.25 hours) uses these references. They are included on the CD-ROM.
- U. S. Code about IEPs
- Code of Federal Regulations about IEPs
- Commentary about IEPs
- Model IEP Form
Note: This program is not about how to draft IEP goals or other nuts and bolts issues. This program focuses on the legal requirements for IEPs.
Read Reviews of the Wrightslaw Multimedia Training Series
Wrightslaw programs are designed to meet the needs of parents, educators, health care providers, advocates and attorneys who represent children with disabilities regarding special education. The program is not disability specific.
Wrightslaw Multimedia Training Programs: To view the program, you need to have free WebEx software installed on your computer. To see if you have WebEx installed correctly, please click here.
Use Wrightslaw Training Programs for Staff & Parent Training
Thank you for taking the initiative to produce a workable, affordable training program!
Training: Save time and money ... train your staff without
leaving the office. Get Wrightslaw Training CD-ROMs and get a discount when you purchase
books in bulk. Train your entire office without the time,
inconvenience and expense of travel. Your staff with thank you!
Parent Training and Study Groups: Use Wrightslaw
Training CD-ROMs for parent training and study groups. The
content of the program is divided in topical areas. You can
use the program outline to tailor the training to the needs of your group. Click
here for a program description.
Install Free WebEx Player
Multimedia Training programs, you need to have WebEx software
installed on your computer.
If you don't know if you have WebEx software, check
this test file.
(Mac users: You can download the file to your hard drive first,
or use IE or Firefox to open it. Do not use Safari.)
If the program opens, you have
WebEx software. If the program doesn't open, please download
and install the free WebEx software now. Be sure to choose
.WRF Player. In some instances a window will pop up and
WebEx asks questions for marketing purposes. You will be asked if you want to save the file. Yes, you
want to save the file. After you save the file to your hard drive, you
can close the window, or answer the questions. Then go back
and click on the file saved on your hard drive to install the
If you have difficulty downloading and installing the software,
check your browser and virus software because the download is
probably being blocked.
After you download
and install the free WebEx software, first click the test
file, then click the two sample files used in the Wrightslaw
Multimedia Training Series to hear
Pete describe the Purpose of the law
discuss preparing for school meetings.
Your instructors for the Legal Requirements of IEPs training program are Pete Wright and Pam Wright.
Pete and Pam Wright were Adjunct Professors of Law at the William and Mary Law School where they taught a course about special education law and advocacy and assisted with the Law School's Special Education Law Clinic. They are co-founders and faculty at the William and Mary Law School Institute of Special Edcuation Advocacy (ISEA).
Pete Wright is an attorney who represents children with special educational needs. He successfully represented Shannon Carter before the United States Supreme Court in Florence County v. Shannon Carter (501 U.S. 7). Short bio.
Pam Wright is a psychotherapist who worked with children and families from the 1970's. Pam has written extensively about raising, educating and advocating for children with disabilities. She publishes The Special Ed Advocate, a weekly electronic newsletter. Short bio.
Pete and Pam Wright are the founders of Wrightslaw.com
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