The process and timelines required for referral, evaluation, eligibility determination, placement, development of the IEP, and implementation of services is prescribed by law and all members of the IEP team are responsible for understanding the process.
Obtain information and materials for families of individuals with disabilities.
Based on the materials provided to the families, create a flowchart/graphic organizer depicting the special education process and laws followed within a school.
The flowchart/graphic should depict the processes of referral, evaluation, determination of eligibility, placement, development and implementation of the IEP, progress monitoring, and the reevaluation process. Timelines and required parental should be included.
In addition to your completed flowchart or graphic organizer, write a 500-750 word parent-friendly letter about the special education process. In the letter, explain the roles of the school, the parents, and the students.
Support your flowchart/graphic organizer with a minimum of two resources.
While APA format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.