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Posted on May 6, 2015 in Children, Education, IEP Individual Education Plan, News

How An Individual Education Plan Can Help Your Child

Children with special needs may not be able to learn properly when they are in an ordinary classroom. They may require a more personalized style of education, where their needs are taken into consideration and a program is created that caters to problems, specific to them. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) states that if a child has learning disabilities, then he or she is entitled to a “Free Appropriate Public Education”. Schools must provide these children with specialized care and a form of education that is unique in a way that can help them learn better. Since the Individual Education Plan (IEP) focuses on the individual growth of a student, it helps to understand how much progress they are making. As opposed to a regular classroom, where it is almost impossible to give attention individually to each student, the IEP ensures that the student is improving in class with each session. A list of goals is formed, that every student must reach, to progress. How is student...

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