The IEP is a federally mandated document. Although the format or template can vary, all IEPs must adhere to the requirements outlined by IDEA.

The IEP is a federally mandated document. Although the format or template can vary, all IEPs must adhere to the requirements outlined by IDEA. Every public school student who qualifies to receive specialized instruction and related special education services will receive an IEP. The IEP outlines a number of things, including the student’s category of eligibility under IDEA; present levels of performance; performance goals; accommodations and modifications; parent’s input; assessment accommodations; least restrictive environment; and the services to be provided. The Present Levels section of the IEP should provide a rationale that supports the IEP team’s choices regarding student goals.

Based on the provided PLAAFP, outline the following for Dan on the “IEP Goals and Measuring Progress Template”:

Three annual, measureable IEP goals based on an analysis of the assessment data provided in the PLAAFP
At leastthree action steps for achieving each identified goal.
A brief explanation of how Dan and his family would be involved in approving each goal, and suggestions for how they can monitor his progress at home.Beneath the template, in 250‐500 words, write a rationale explaining your PLAAFP choices.
While APA format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and in‐text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center

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