Special Education Plans are written plans that outline the support and services provided to students who have disabilities. A student qualifies for a Special Education Plan if they have a disability and need specialized instruction, support, or services to benefit from their education.
Special Education Plans are developed by a team of people who know the student best — parents, teachers, school staff, and other people who work with the student in other areas of life. This process of developing a Special Education Plan is called an Individualized Education Program (IEP) meeting.
The IEP is the most common type of Special Education Plan. It is designed for students with more serious disabilities that affect their ability to learn in a normal classroom setting. An IEP outlines how your child will be educated both in the classroom and outside of it. IEPs also outline how your child will be evaluated and how often you can expect to meet with your child’s teachers.
Special education plans are a road map that outlines what services and accommodations a student with a disability needs to achieve their educational goals. By law, special education cannot discriminate against students based on their disabilities, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires that all schools receiving federal funding provide appropriate special education to students ages 3-21.
A special education plan is developed by parents, teachers, administration, and an outside specialist (if necessary) when it’s determined that the student needs additional or specialized instruction in order to learn at the same level as their peers. The plan helps schools ensure that all accommodations needed by a student with a disability are met so they can get an equitable education.
While all public schools must follow IDEA guidelines, each school district may have its own policies, standards, or procedures for developing individualized education plans (IEPs).
A Special Education Plan is a plan used by a school’s special education department to help students who need extra help with their academics. These plans are developed after a student is diagnosed with a disability and the parents/guardians of the student agree that they want the student to receive special education services from the school.
Special education refers to the instruction and support provided to students with special needs. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), a federal law that governs the rights of students with special needs, ensures that these students receive the services they require to succeed in school. In order for schools to provide these services, they develop an Individualized Education Program (IEP), which details the special education services the student will receive.
Special education plans are individualized plans for students with disabilities. They are developed by the school after a student has been evaluated and found to have an educational disability. Special education plans outline specific accommodations and services that will be provided to a student with a disability. The school district may also use an IEP to refer to an individualized education plan, but these terms mean the same thing.