IEP 1: Special Education Basics

IEP 1: Special Education Basics

08aug12:00 pm12:45 pmIEP 1: Special Education BasicsMore Information12:00 pm - 12:45 pm(GMT-05:00)

Event Details

Some children may need extra help in school through special education.  Special education is for children who have a disability. Schools must follow federal and state laws to decide if a child is eligible for special education.  This module in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) Mini Modules Series covers some of the basics of special education: federal and state laws, the definition of important terms (special education, free appropriate public education, least restrictive environment, individualized education program), eligibility, and the special education timeline.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will be able to identify some special education-related laws.
  • Participants will be able to describe some special education terms and timeline.
  • Participant will be able to explain how disabilities and need relate to eligibility.

Presenter: Ann Zielke is new to the team at WI FACETS having joined as the Parent Training and Information Center Trainer in November. As a parent who understands firsthand the complexity of navigating the special education system in Wisconsin, she is passionate about the importance of accessible and informative parent education and training. She is a fierce advocate for her daughter and all children with disabilities and she looks forward to serving families across the state with WI FACETS.


August 8, 2023 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm(GMT-05:00)

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