Student-directed IEPs are quickly gaining momentum in schools across the country – the proven benefits include higher academic achievement, enhanced student motivation, and increased communication and self-advocacy skills for students with disabilities. This book gives elementary and high school educators in-depth how-to guidance on making student-directed IEPs work for students with a range of special needs. Packed with practical advice, helpful examples, and IEP resources for students themselves, this cutting-edge guidebook finally puts into print the best ideas for developing meaningful student-directed IEPs while adhering to legal requirements and evidence-based practices. Teachers will learn how to support students – regardless of their current skills and abilities – as they increase their own level of direction across every facet of the IEP process.
Audience: Parent, Professional
Contributors: Wehman, Paul