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