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Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

CESA 7|

WI FACETS

Special Education in Plain Language

 

Part 1: The IEP Process

Referral


IEP team participants

IEP team|

Transition at age three

IEP team’s job

Timeline

Evaluation procedures

Evaluation notice|
Consent for evaluation|
If parents refuse consent|
More than one evaluation procedure|
Information from more than one source|
Evaluations and tests|
Nondiscriminatory testing|
Valid testing|
Complete assessment|
Relevant assessment|
Evaluation|
Review existing data|
Identify additional data needed to determine:|
If child has disability|
Present levels of academic achievement|
If child needs special education|
If additions or modifications are needed|
Administer tests

 

Evaluation  Report

IEP team decides if child is eligible|
Evaluation report|
Notice if child is not eligible

 

Individualized Education Program (IEP)

When in effect|
Who sees the IEP|
Parent copy of the IEP|
Required components|
Present level of performance|
Annual goals|
Benchmarks or short-term objectives|
Progress toward goals|
Special education and related services|
Participation in general curriculum |
Statewide assessments|
Beginning date, frequency & duration of services|
Transition|
Transfer of rights at age of majority|
Extended school year services

 

Other IEP Considerations

Consider child’s strengths and evaluations|
Behavior|
Limited English proficiency|
Braille|
Communication needs|
Assistive technology|
Review and revision
Review|
Revise|
Lack of progress|
Other Information|
Changes to IEP without a meeting|
Withdrawal of consent for special education and related services

 

Placement

Placement decision process|
Least restrictive environment|
Continuum of alternative placements|
Nonacademic settings|
Consent for placement|
Effect of refusing consent for placement
Transfer Pupils
Within state|
From outside Wisconsin

 

Reevaluation

Reasons for reevaluation|
No more than 1 reevaluation per year|
If reevaluation is not necessary|
Consent|
If testing is not needed

 



 

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