Your Child's Individual Education Plan: A Guide for Parents can be accessed at HERE.
This Individual Education Plan or IEP Parent Guide provides information for parents in a number of areas including:
The process for IEP development, review and maintenance is briefly outlined below:
WCDSB develops and maintains Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for students with special needs, this is in alignment with the structures and processes set out by the Ontario Ministry of Education.
The Ministry of Education states that "An IEP is a written plan describing the special education program and/or services required by a particular student, based on a thorough assessment of the student's strengths and needs that affect the student's ability to learn and demonstrate learning."
Resources available on the Ministry of Education website:
|The Individual Education Plan (IEP): A Resource Guide (2004)
Link to PDF
|Individual Education Plans: Standards for Development, Program Planning, and Implementation (2000)
Link to PDF
|Transition Planning: A Resource Guide (2002)
The Transition Plan is part of a student's Individual Education Plan and is described in the Ministry of Education's Resource Guide "is the school's written plan to assist the student in making a successful transition from school to work, further education and community living."Link to Website
|Growing Success: Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting in Ontario Schools 2010
Beginning in September 2010, assessment, evaluation, and reporting in Ontario schools, including Individual Education Plans, will be based on the policies and practices described in this document.Link to Website