“Did you just say I have a disability?! An I-E- what, you say?!”

How to Own Their Individualized Education Program in 10 easy steps

How many times have we worked with students that are aware they have these big meetings every year, but are not quite sure why? We know the purpose of the Committee for Special Education (CSE), but do our students? Have you ever asked yourself how many of your students actually know that they have an Individualized Education Program (IEP) and why? How many of them know what an IEP is? More importantly, how many of your students know they have a disability? Continue reading