TITLE

Why Us This Cake on Fire? Inviting Students Into the IEP Process

AUTHOR(S)
Van Dycke, Jamie L.; Martin, James E.; Lovett, David L.
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Teaching Exceptional Children;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the individualized education program (IEP) involvement of students with disabilities. The program emphasizes the need for students to get involved in the planning phase of IEP in order for them to know the fundamentals of the program as well as surfacing transition topics. IEP involvement calls for participation not only for attendance to the meeting but also for taking part in the meeting conversation. Including students in IEP meetings also help them learn crucial self-advocacy and self-determination skills. Their involvement also provides them a thorough understanding of the program and eventually use this understanding for the success of the program and the individual's development of response to the program.
ACCESSION #
20342166

 

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