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Frequently Asked Questions
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- What’s an Individualized Education Program (IEP)?
- A good IEP has been developed for my child. How can I make sure that the IEP is being implemented effectively?
- When the school calls me in for a meeting about my child’s progress or lack of progress in school, I’m not sure what to do or say? This isn’t a parents/teacher meeting. There are a lot of people present at this meeting. Am I at an Individualized Education Program (IEP) Meeting? If so, what is an IEP meeting and what do I do?
- The school says my child is not eligible for special education services but is eligible for a 504 Plan? What is a 054 Plan?
- I want a different therapist, para-professional, or teacher for my child because it’s not working out but the school refuses to do so. Can they refuse my request?
- The school tells me that my child’s behavior is a problem, what are my options?
- The school wants to remove my child from his/her classroom. I disagree, what can I do?
- The school wants to suspend my child for breaking a school rule but my child couldn’t help it because of his/her disability.
- The school and I don’t agree on what’s appropriate for my child. What can I do?
- What will happen to my child once he/she graduates from high school?