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IEP - Individualized Education Program

A Definition of IEP



IEP: Short for Individualized Education Program, an IEP is the legal document that defines a child's special education program. An IEP includes the disability under which the child qualifies for Special Education Services (also known as his classification), the services the team has determined the school will provide, his yearly goals and objectives and any accommodations that must be made to assist his learning.

Also Known As: Individualized Education Plan, Individual Education Plan, Individual Education Program

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What Is an IEP?

The Contents of an IEP

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