How to Build a Meaningful, Appropriate IEP

IEPs are large, complex documents with a lot of moving parts. 

We take an in-depth look at some of the most important components of an IEP and how you can improve your child's outcomes. 


This course is your key to understanding and mastering the essential components of an IEP, ensuring your child receives the education they truly deserve. Get ready to unlock a world of knowledge and empowerment.

What's Inside:

We're diving deep into the heart of IEPs, dissecting the critical components, and providing you with the tools to enhance your child's educational outcomes. Here's a glimpse of what this transformative course includes:

🧐 Understanding IEP Evaluations: Gain profound insights into the intricacies of IEP evaluations—essential for tailoring your child's education plan.

📝 How to Write IEP Goals: Master the art of crafting IEP goals that drive your child's progress and success.

📊 IEP Progress Monitoring: Learn the art of progress monitoring, ensuring you stay informed about your child's growth and development.

🍎 Preschool to Kindergarten Transition: Navigate the crucial transition from preschool to kindergarten with confidence, setting your child up for success.

📚 Homework Considerations for an IEP: Discover effective strategies for managing homework and ensuring it aligns with your child's needs and abilities.

👩‍💻 Assistive Technology and Your IEP: Harness the power of assistive technology to empower your child's learning journey.

Designed for Parents, Beneficial for All

While this course is primarily designed for parents, it delves into best practices for IEP development and aligns with what IDEA (the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) requires. Teachers and staff, although not the primary audience, can also benefit from the wealth of knowledge within.

Your Path to Empowerment

This course isn't just about understanding; it's about empowerment. It's about giving you the tools, insights, and confidence to be the advocate your child needs.

Seize the Opportunity

Don't let the complexity of IEPs hinder your child's educational journey. Click the link below to access the How to Build a Robust IEP course. It's your gateway to becoming a well-informed and powerful advocate for your child's education and future.

To Your Child's Bright Future,

Lisa Lightner

P.S. Your commitment to your child's education deserves recognition. Join us now and equip yourself with the knowledge and skills to build a robust IEP that paves the way for your child's success.

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Understanding IEP Evaluations, for Parents

How to Make Sense of your Evaluation Reports

How to Write Meaningful IEP Goals

If your IEP goals aren't solid and meaningful, you won't get the supports your child needs.

Understanding IEP Progress Monitoring, for Parents

Understand how to Get Meaningful Data and Progress Monitoring

The Preschool to Kindergarten IEP Transition

How to Make the most of the Special Ed Preschool to KG transition.

Homework: Considerations for IEP Students

What adjustments can be made to an IEP student's homework?

Assistive Technology, AAC and Your IEP

A replay of the webinar I presented for Office of Special Ed programs a few years ago.

When the IEP isn't Being Followed

Steps to Take when the School is Not Following the IEP