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Basic Rights-Understanding the IEP

  • Westwood High School (Professional Development Room, District Administration) 200 Nahatan Street Westwood, MA, 02090 United States (map)

Basic Rights Presenter: Faith Morgan from The Federation for Children with Special Needs

This presentation will delve into the Individual Education Program (IEP) document, its development, the breakdown of each section and understanding how the document will support a student.

Workshop Topics:

  • Why the IEP is Important

  • Who is eligible for an IEP

  • How the IEP is Developed

  • Strengths and Concerns

  • Vision Statements

  • IEP Sections including PLEP A & B, Annual Goals and Service Delivery Grid

  • Differences between Accommodations and Modifications

  • Response, Placement and Consent

  • Procedural Safeguards and more!

All are welcome! If you haven’t been able to attend a Basic Rights Workshop this year, now is a good time to learn or update your knowledge about your child’s rights to special education in MA.

Basic Rights in Special Education presented by the Federation for Children with Special Needs.

6:30-7:00-Parent Networking


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Location: Westwood High School, 220 Nahatan Street
Park in the front horseshoe parking lot off Nahatan Street. Go through the doors marked “District Administration”. Once inside follow signage to Professional Development Room.

Earlier Event: November 18
ADHD Parent Training
Later Event: March 23
Basic Rights-Transition Planning