iep videos

Setting Up for an IEP Meeting
In this clip, you will see the planning stage of an IEP meeting. Observe the facilitators plan and set up the environment, review their to-do list, remembering to remind participants of logistics, e.g. parking, etc.
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Roundtable Introductions at the Meeting
The roles featured in this video are typical attendees in an IEP meeting. Attendees required to be a part of the IEP team include a School District Representative, Head Start Disabilities Coordinator, parents/ guardians, and at least one member from the evaluation team. Those highly encouraged to attend include advocates for the family, itinerant teachers, related service professionals, a school district psychologist, and anyone else the family would like to invite. The roles and titles included in this clip are:

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Beginning the Meeting
In this clip, observe how the facilitator of the meeting, the Itinerant Special Education Teacher, sets a friendly tone for the meeting.» Click here to view Beginning the Meeting

Generating Goals
This clip illustrates the creation of IEP goals. IEP goals are priorities in the domains that the child qualifies for specially designed instruction and require either specialized instruction or therapy. The goals are developed in collaboration with the members of the IEP team. The Head Start Teacher and specialists will work together to accomplish the agreed upon goals over the course of the year.» Click here to view Generating Goals

In this clip, the meeting facilitator takes the opportunity to recap the meeting highlights before passing around the IEP document to be signed. Everyone at the meeting signs to signify their presence at the meeting and parents can sign to indicate whether they agree or disagree with different parts of the plan. » Click here to view Signing

Informal Wrap Up
In this clip, the Family Support Specialist closes the meeting, giving the parents the opportunity to provide feedback and ask further questions.
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