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(SPED 387) IEP Development: Assessment to Implementation

Students will learn how to utilize evaluation data to plan, write and implement IEPs as required by IDEA. They will practice putting together quality and legal IEPs utilizing a case study approach. Students will also learn team building skills in working with families of children with special needs.

Credit Hours 2.0 Lecture
Pre or corequisite SPED 309
Offered Fall, Spring
Programs Special Education Minor

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Write measurable annual goals, benchmarks/objectives, and an IEP for students.
  2. Write a transition plan for students 16 years of age and older.
  3. Collect non-discriminatory assessment evidence.
  4. Utilize assessment data to describe a student's present level of academic achievement.
  5. Measure and report student progress.
  6. Write a description of services needed to achieve annual goals.
  7. Explain the appropriate placement in the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE).
  8. Explain in written and verbal expression the accommodations necessary to measure academic and functional performance.