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4 Barriers and Solutions for Family Participation in IEPs

How can you help families avoid feeling overwhelmed and outnumbered during the IEP process? See the answer to that question—along with three more potential barriers and solutions to family participation in IEPs—in this free download adapted from Equitable and Inclusive IEPs for Students with Complex Support Needs. Read More

10 Ways to Support Student Involvement in IEPs

When students play an active role in their IEP development, they strengthen important self-determination skills, including choice-making, goal-setting, and self-advocacy. Discover 10 practical tips for supporting student IEP involvement, in this free download adapted from the book Equitable and Inclusive IEPs for Students with Complex Support Needs. Read More

What’s New in the IEP Checklist?

Want practical guidance on developing meaningful IEPs? Explore the second edition of The IEP Checklist, your one-stop resource for creating IEPs that improve student outcomes and meet legal requirements. Read More

Best Practices for Monitoring Progress of Students with IEPs

See nine best practices for monitoring student IEP progress, in this free download adapted from the new second edition of The IEP Checklist. Your one-stop guide to IEP development, the latest edition features new chapters on culturally responsive practices, designing behavior intervention plans, and more Read More

IEP Tip Sheets

Download a roundup of 10 of our best IEP tip sheets, adapted from Brookes books and Inclusion Lab posts. Great for sharing with parents and colleagues, these sheets are helpful reminders of best practices for IEP meetings. Read More

Q&A on the IEP Process

Learn the benefits of using a student-directed approach and a trained IEP facilitator in this Q&A with the authors of two guide books sure to help you optimize the IEP process. Read More

Believe in my child with special needs!

Special education professor Mary Falvey wrote Believe in My Child with Special Needs! to celebrate children's abilities. Dr. Falvey shares 6 simple adjustments parents and teachers can make to ensure a child’s experience of school is a positive one. Read More