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Getting ready for an IEP meeting can be confusing. Where do you start?

Once you confirm that your child is eligible for special education, the next step is to meet with the school to get your child on an Individualized Education Program, or IEP. An IEP is a plan that you create with a team from your child’s school.

The IEP can help make sure your child gets the best possible education to meet their unique needs. It describes the special education services the school has to provide, such as speech and language therapy or one-on-one work in a different classroom.

The IEP Guide will help you:

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Prepare for your next IEP meeting

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Get ideas about what to write in your IEP

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See copies of the forms and download letter templates

Of course, we can’t promise that you’ll get special education services. But the IEP Guide can help you see if your child is eligible for services, and if so, how you can start the process.

Like all our free Guides, the Exceptional Lives IEP Guide is written in plain, easy-to-understand language. Click the button below to get started!

The Exceptional Lives team is available to answer any questions you may have along the way. Give us a call at 1-844-354-1212 or send us an email at info@exceptionallives.org.

This guide will show you the IEP in Massachusetts. If you live in another state, you may still find this guide helpful. Walking through this guide can give you an idea of what to think about as you look at your state’s IEP forms.