Wednesday, May 7, 2008

IEP - Doesn't it start with the Individual?

So my 8 yo son wants to know? Why isn't his sister a member of her IEP team if she's the individual it's all about? Well, that is a great question. But not one the Virginia Department of Education probably wants to hear.

They have proposed changes to the State Regulations on IEPs. Some of these are very upsetting to parents of children with special needs. Like me. I was shocked to find that the State DOE wants to effectively remove parents from the IEP team. The school members of the IEP team can ..... I will ahve to finish this later. Life .....

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