An individualized family service plan (IFSP) and an individualized education planning (IEP)

An individualized family service plan (IFSP) and an individualized education planning (IEP) both serve to provide special needs children with research-based special instructions and early interventions. As we will see, one of the areas is parental involvement for which is crucial in identifying the strengths, needs, and gifts of the child while developing an IFSP and an IEP.
This assignment includes two parts.
Part One: Review the IFSP in the textbook (Adapting Early Childhood Curricula for Children with Special Needs Author: Cook Edition: 9th ISBN: 9780134019413). Please see chapter 3 to view the sample.
Your answers should be from 1-3 sentences in length for each question:
How does this child’s age qualify her for an IFSP?
What is an important strength of the child?
Why would the child’s development be a concern for the family?
What are three possibilities the child might have difficulty within an inclusion educational environment?
What are 2-3 strategies that will help meet one of the outcomes provided in the IFSP?
What would you have done different when writing an IFSP?
What is an important strength of the family?
What are the major concerns that the family has for their child?
Part Two: Search an IEP example on the Internet and use it to answer the questions listed below.
Your answers should be from 3-5 sentences in length for each question.
What types of evaluation were used to understand if the child needed special services?
How did the professional adults determine the child’s eligibility for special education?
Where was the data gathered from parents and from the professional adults?
What types of assessment instruments were used in order to determine eligibility for special

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s