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IEP (Individual Education Plans)


  • Introduction to Special Education Aimed at parents of students with disabilities, this video covers the special education process, including Evaluation, Referral, Creation of the Individualized Education Plan, Placement, and Annual Review. Also touched on are Extended School Year Services and strategies for resolving disagreements. Brought to you by the DPI and the Wisconsin Statewide Parent Educator Initiative. Narrated by Mary Skadahl WSPEI State Coordinator.
  • Eligibility Criteria Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction page with resources related to areas of disability and criteria for identifying eligibility for special education services. 
  • Special Education in Plain Language an interactive version

Printable Resources

Resources Preparing for Transition to Life After High School

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Publications

To download a copy of Special Education in Plain Language click on a button below

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Check out Professional Development opportunities for Agencies that support Families, Educators and Parents at: Wisconsin Statewide Conferences and Workshops Calendar

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