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Individualized Education Program (IEP) Guide (Autism Speaks)


Individualized Education Program (IEP): Summary, Process and Practical Tips from Goodwin Procter LLP

After months of research, a team of lawyers at Goodwin Procter LLP has generously put together a helpful guide to help families understand the IEP process as their loved ones head back to school: Individualized Education Program (IEP): Summary, Process and Practical Tips. This guide contains an IEP timeline and clearly lays out the steps to take throughout the IEP process. Questions answered include:

  • What are the basic requirements for an IEP?
  • What is the timeline for developing an IEP for my child?
  • How can I be an effective participant in developing and managing my child's IEP?
  • What are the things I should consider in developing my child's IEP?
  • What can I do if I disagree with the IEP developed for my child?


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