Individualized Education Plan (IEP)

Contents of the IEP (English)
An IEP is a written statement for a child with a disability that is developed, reviewed, and revised in a meeting in keeping with certain requirements of law and regulations. These requirements are discussed.
Source:  A legacy resource from NICHCY, September 2010

Sobre Cada Componente del IEP (Spanish)
En cada Estado o distrito escolar el impreso del IEP (el programa educativo individualizado) puede parecer diferente. Como hemos dicho en otras páginas en nuestro sitio Web, el IEP debe incluir cada uno de los siguientes componentes.
Source:  A legacy resource from NICHCY, September 2010

Dear Colleague Letter – IEP Translation
Communication from OSEP regarding the Government’s Statement of Interest in R. v. The School District Philadelphia addressing the translation of Individualized Education Program (IEP)s pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI) and the Equal Educational Opportunities Act of 1974.
Source:  US Department of Education, June 14, 2016
               Statement of Interest Referred to in above Dear Colleague Letter

Extended School Year Services – Louisiana
Page 87, 100, 194 Louisiana Believes Special Education Reporting IEP Forms User Guide
Extended School Year (ESY) services are the provision of special education and related services to students with disabilities beyond the normal school year of the LEA in accordance with an IEP and at no cost to the parents of the student. Extended school year services are to be an extension of the regular school year program for students who have been determined to need these services to ensure the provision of FAPE.
Bulletin 1530 – Louisiana’s IEP Handbook for Students with Exceptionalities – Title 28 EDUCATION Chapter 7 Extended School Year Services
Source:  Louisiana Department of Education

IEP Essentials for Parents and Tourette’s
While not all students with Tourette Syndrome (TS) will require an Individualized Education Program (IEP) in order to receive a Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE), there are some students with TS for whom an IEP is an educational necessity. This article will discuss the initial IEP process as required by the federal IDEA.
Source:  Tourette Syndrome Association, 2013

IEP Form used in Louisiana
This link will bring you to a copy of the IEP form approved by the Louisiana Department of Education.
Source:  Louisiana Department of Education, 2015

IEP Form Users Guide
This document contains instructions for completing Louisiana’s online IEP.
Source:  Louisiana Department of Education

IEP Team (English)
A list of all IEP team members, as specified in the Individuals with Disability Education Act (IDEA).
Source:  A legacy resource from NICHCY, September 2010

Más Sobre el Equipo del IEP (Spanish)
Bajo IDEA, ciertas personas deben ser parte del equipo del IEP.
Source:  A legacy resource from NICHCY, September 2010

IEP Training Modules
These training modules were created in collaboration with the Louisiana Department of Education, Louisiana State University, Human Development Center and Louisiana Parent Training and Information Center.
Module 1 – Overview and Getting Ready

Module 2 – Data-Driven Present Levels of Performance

Module 3 – Measurable Goals

Module 4 – Accommodations & Service Delivery

The Short and Sweet IEP Overview (English)
An Individualized Education Program (IEP) is a written statement of the educational program designed to meet a child’s individual needs. Every child who receives special education services must have an IEP. That’s why the process of developing this vital document is of great interest and importance to educators, administrators, and families alike. Here’s a crash course on the IEP.
Source:  A legacy resource from NICHCY, March 2013

El Equipo y el Contenido del IEP (Spanish)
Se ha determinado que su niño es elegible para la educación especial.  El siguiente paso es escribir lo que se conoce como el Programa Educativo Individualizado— generalmente llamado un IEP (en inglés, “Individualized Education Program”) o un PEI (por sus siglas en español).
Source:  A legacy resource from NICHCY, March 2013

When the IEP Team Meets (English)
This article describes how the IEP meeting is scheduled, who comes, and the special factors that team members must consider when writing an IEP.
Source:  A legacy resource from NICHCY

Reuniones para Desarrollar el IEP
El IEP de su niño es un documento sumamente importante en su vida de estudiante.
Source:  A legacy resource from NICHCY