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IEP 1: Special Education Basics
August 16 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
The Individualized Education Program (IEP) process includes evaluation procedures outlined in federal and state laws that a school must follow to determine if a child is eligible for extra help through special education. This module of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) Mini Modules Series includes procedures related to: the evaluation notice, parent consent, evaluation and tests, eligibility checklists, extension of evaluation time, determination of if the child has disability and needs special education and related services, the evaluation report, and the special education timeline.
PRESENTER: Bonnie Vander Meulen is WI FACETS’ Training Coordinator. Also, she is a licensed professional counselor with more than 40 years of counseling experience. She has worked extensively with students and families on all levels of the educational spectrum. She has previously served as the technical advisor for a Medicaid Infrastructure Grant through Pathways to Independence entitled Employment of Persons with Disabilities in Professional Positions. Previously, Bonnie completed her responsibilities as the primary facilitator for a Dept. of Education grant at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater’s Center for Students with Disabilities. The mother of a young adult with multiple disabilities, Bonnie advocates for children with special needs.