All about IEPs

allaboutiepsAll about IEPs by Wrightslaw.

(XED Wright 2010)

This book answers frequently asked questions about IEPs. It explains what the law says about IEP teams and IEP meetings, parental rights & consent, steps in developing the IEP, placement, transition, assistive technology, and strategies to resolve disagreements that may occur.

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Wrightslaw WebEx Training: Special Ed Law and Advocacy Training

wrightslawwebextrainingWrightslaw WebEx Training: Special Ed Law and Advocacy Training CD-ROM.

(XED Wrigh 2007)

This Wrightslaw WebEx Training CD-ROM is a 6.5 hour course covering topics including creating IEPs, laws and rights, test measurements, and effective advocacy.

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Writing Measurable IEP Goals and Objectives

writingmeasurableiepgoalsandobjectivesWriting Measurable IEP Goals and Objectives by Dr. Bateman and Dr. Herr.

(XED Batem 2006)

Writing Measurable IEP Goals and Objectives gives expert advice on how to write an IEP that complies with IDEA laws and will be most beneficial to an individual’s education. Pp. 136

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Wrightslaw: IDEA

wrightslawideaWrightslaw: IDEA 2004 by Peter W. D. Wright and Pamela Darr Wright.

(XED Wright 2005)

This publication includes the full text of Parts A and B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA 2004) with commentary, cross-references, strategies, and resources. Pp. 161.

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Wrightslaw: No Child Left Behind

nochildleftbehindWrightslaw: No Child Left Behind (XED Wrigth 2004) by Peter W. D. Wright, Pamela Darr Wright, and Suzanne Whitney Heath. Included in this book is full text of the No Child Left Behind Act, analysis, interpretation and commentary of the act, advocacy strategies tips and sample letters. Pp. 352.

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From Emotions to Advocacy: The Special Education Survival Guide

fromemotionstoadvocacyWrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy: The Special Education Survival Guide by Peter W. D. Wright and Pamela Darr Wright.

(XED Wrigh 2001)

This book will teach you how to plan, prepare, organize and get quality special education services. This comprehensive easy-to-read book will assist in teaching you your child’s disability and educational needs, how to create a simple method for organizing your child’s file and devising a master plan for your child’s special education. Pp. 311.

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Ten Things Your Student with Autism Wishes You Knew

tenthingsTen Things Your Student with Autism Wishes You Knew by Ellen Notbohm and Veronica Zysk.

(XED Notbo 2006)

The unique perspective of a child’s voice is used to help us understand the thinking patterns that guide their actions, which can in turn help us to shape an environment conducive to their learning style, and communicate with them in meaningful ways. Pp. 117.

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You’re Going to Love This Kid!: Teaching Students With Autism in the Inclusive Classroom

you'regoingtolovethiskidYou’re Going to Love This Kid!: Teaching Students With Autism in the Inclusive Classroom by Paula Kluth.

(XED Kluth 2003)

This book provides strategies and concepts to aid educators in creating an inclusive environment for students with autism in both primary and secondary schools. Topics including collaboration, lesson plans, supports, and community are covered. Pp. 286.

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Lost at School

lostatschool Lost at School by Ross W. Greene, PhD.

(XBM Green 2008)

Why our kids with behavioral challenges are falling through the cracks and how we can help them. Pp. 305.

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Inclusive Programming for Elementary Students with Autism

inclusiveprogrammingInclusive Programming for Elementary Students with Autism by Sheila Wagner.

(XED Wagne 1999)

The author outlines both theories and applications of inclusive programming for elementary school students.  Pp. 157.

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How to Compromise with your School District without Compromising your Child

howtocompromisewithschooldistrictHow to Compromise with your School District without Compromising your Child by Gary Mayerson.

(XED Mayer 2004)

This book explains how a school district works and how to work with your school district. Pp. 139.

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Inclusive Programming for High School Students with Autism or Asperger Syndrome

inclusiveprogrammingforadultsInclusive Programming for High School Students with Autism or Asperger Syndrome by Sheila Wagner.

(XED Wagne 2009)

This book helps students learn to navigate the social minefields of friendship, dating, while fostering the executive functioning skills they will need as adults. Pp. 393.

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Incorporating Social Goals in the Classroom

Incorporatingsocialgoals2Incorporating Social Goals in the Classroom by Rebecca A. Moyes and Susan J. Moreno.

(XSS Moyes 2001)

This well organized and informative book defines Aspergers Syndrome and also includes practical advice about how to create social skill programming for children with Asperger’s Syndrome and High Functioning Autism.  The author details signs of the condition and supports her observations with anecdotes. Pp. 128 & 187.

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Tasks Galore: Creative Ideas for Teachers, Therapists and Parents Working with Children with Autism

tasksgaloreTasks Galore: Creative Ideas for Teachers, Therapists and Parents Working with Children with Autism by Laurie Eckenrode, Pat Fennell & Kathy Hearsey.

(XED Ecken 2003)

This book designed for teachers, therapists, and parents, assists in creating a fun and meaningful task collection. Emphasis is on helping any student/child feel successful. Pp. 66.

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Tasks Galore for the Real World: Visually Structured Tasks for Teaching Domestic, Vocational and Other Independent Living Skills to Individuals with Autism

redtasksgaloreTasks Galore for the Real World: Visually Structured Tasks for Teaching Domestic, Vocational and Other Independent Living Skills to Individuals with Autism by Laurie Eckenrode, Pat Fennell & Kathy Hearsey.

(XED Ecken 2004)

This book is also designed for teachers, therapists, and parents, and features over 240 full-color photos of highly organized, multi-modal tasks that emphasize functional skills needed for daily living.  Each task includes visual strategies that enhance independence in the home, school, community and workplace. Pp. 58.

Tasks Galore: Making Groups Meaningful- Using Structured Teaching Strategies to Design Successful Group Activities

tasksgaloremakinggroupsmeaningfulTasks Galore: Making Groups Meaningful-Using Structured Teaching Strategies to Design Successful Group Activities by Laurie Eckenrode, Pat Fennell & Kathy Hearsey.

(XED Ecken 2005)

This book is designed for teachers. It features over 240 full-color photos of organized, multi-modal tasks that emphasize functional skills needed for successful group activities. Pp. 69.

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