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Developing an Effective IEP for Children with Deaf-Blindness: A Parent Mini-Guide

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This fact sheet is designed to guide families through the development of an individualized education program (IEP) for a child with deaf-blindness. Developed by the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network in collaboration with the Perkins School for the Blind (2011), it references both the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Deafblindness: Educational Service Guidelines

The guide includes the following topics:

  • Developing a Plan for Services 
  • Possible personnel to include in the IEP
  • Supplementary aids and supports
  • Special Circumstances
  • Tips for Parents of Children with Deaf-Blindness: The IEP Meeting

 

Download a copy of the Developing an Effective IEP fact sheet in English or Spanish.

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Posted on January 16, 2019
Updated on: January 30, 2020