Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Resources available at the Center for Disability Resources Library

To check out any of the materials listed, please contact:
Steven Wilson
Phone: 803-216-3206
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Assistive technology solutions for IEP teams. Sherry L. Purcell and Debbie Grant. Verona, WI: IEP Resources, 2002. Call number: Disabilities-PROF HV 1569.5 P985a 2002
- Written for staff working with K-3. Provides assistive technology solutions and sample IEP goals to curriculum standards.

At your IEP meeting (video). Richmond, VA: Virginia Dept. of Education,1995. Call number: Disabilities-TRANSITION LC 4019.7 I221 1995.
- 1 video (9 min.). This video is a dramatization about the importance of the student's role in his or her own future, and how the student should be active in the IEP meeting.

Building blocks for teaching preschoolers with special needs. Susan R. Sandall. P.H. Brookes, 2002. Call number: Disabilities-PROF LC 4019.2 S213b 2002

The complete IEP guide: How to advocate for your special ed child. Lawrence M. Siegel. 7th ed. Berkeley, CA: Nolo, 2011. Call number: Disabilities-TRAN WA 33 AA1 S571c 2011.

Every child deserves a chance (video). Parent Education Project of Wisconsin. West Allis, WI: PEP-WI, Parent Education Project of Wisconsin, 2000. Call number: Disabilities-AV LC 4019.2 E93 2000.
- 1 video, 19 min. Designed for teachers, parents, social workers, therapists, doctors, and young adults with disabilities to explain the IEP process.

Growing to work (video). Eugene, OR: University Affiliated Program, University of Oregon, 1980. Call number: Disabilities-AV HD 7252 G884 1980.
- 1 video (21 min.). This video looks at on-the-job training for people with developmental disabilities, specifically at University Affiliated Programs. Discusses Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and how needs are assessed.

IEP procedural errors: Lessons learned, mistakes to avoid. Steven E. Lake. Horsham, PA: LRP Publications, 2000. Call number: Disabilities-TRANSITION WA 33 AA1 I22 2000.

IEP process: Working through the paper maze. Project SIGHT. Columbia, S.C.: Project SIGHT, 2001. Call number: Disabilities-TRANSITION LC 4019.7 I22 2001.

Pro-parents (video): Early childhood. SCETV: Columbia, S.C., 2000. Call number: Disabilities-AV LC 4019.2 P962 2000.
-1 video, 14 minutes. Discusses parents' options in South Carolina for their young children with special needs. Also discusses the IFSP and IEP that children and their families need to put together.

Pro-parents: Parent information booklet. Columbia, S.C. : Pro-Parents, 1993. Call number: Disabilities-PROF LC 4019.3 P962 1993.
- 3 booklets in one three ring binder.

Self-directed IEP (kit): Teacher's manual. James E. Martin, Laura Huber Marshall, Laurie Maxson, Patty Jerman. Colorado Springs, Col. University of Colorado, 1996. Call number: Disabilities-TRANSITION LB 1027.8 S465 1996
- 2 videocassettes (Tape 1: Self-directed IEP in action - 7 min.; Tape 2: Self-directed IEP – 17 min), 1 teacher's manual, and 1 student’s workbook. Multimedia package teaches students how to manage their own IEP meetings. The eleven lessons are intended to encourage student self-determination by choosing and expressing goals, and taking action in their educational, employment, personal, and daily living decisions.

A skydiver's guide to IEP transition planning (video). Virginia Department of Education. Richmond, Va.: The Dept., 1995. Call number: Disabilities-TRANSITION LC 4019.7 S629 1995.
- 1 video (19 min.) Demonstrates the importance of Individualized Education Programs for the transition of disabled students to post-school life, delineating the points such a program should include.

The special education treatment planner. Julie A. Winkelstern and Arthur E. Jongsma, Jr. New York: J. Wiley & Sons, 2001. Call number: Disabilities- TRANSITION LC 4031 W774s 2001.
-The Special Education Treatment Planner provides all the elements necessary to quickly and easily develop formal education treatment plans that take the educational professional a step further past the writing of goals for Individualized Education Plans (IEPs).

A student's guide to the IEP (sound recording). Marcy McGahee-Kovac. Washington, D.C.: National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities, 1995.
- 1 audiocassette + accompanying printouts. Side 1: A Student's Guide to the IEP. Side 2: A Guide to Helping Students Develop Their IEPs.

Students and assistive technology (video): Meeting the need. Logan, Utah: Utah Assistive Technology Program, Utah State University, 1994. Call number: Disabilities-AV WB 320 S933 1994.
- 1 video (7 min). Gives examples of various assistive technologies to improve the capabilitites of disabled students ranging from simple to more complex. Discusses how the technology relates to the law and how it should be a part of the IEP process.

Taking charge (video): A family-centered case management project. Colorado Department of Education and Mile High Down Syndrome Association. Mile High Down Syndrome Association, 1990. Call number: Disabilities-AV WS 107 T136 1990
- 1 video (29 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Case management plays an integral role in parenting a developmentally disabled child. Its importance is emphasized in this video. A group of parents and their study of case management is documented. Individualized Family Support Programs are described. As the families go through the program that teaches them how to develop their own case management studies, we see the barrier they must cross.

Taming the IEP: A handbook for parents. David O. Krantz. Longman, CO: Sopris West, 1996. Call number: Disabilities-FAM LC 4031 K89t 1996.

TPI: Transition planning inventory (kit): Assessing transition needs. Gary M. Clark and James R. Patton. Austin, TX: Pro-Ed, 1997. Call number: Disabilities-TRANSITION LC 4019.7 T7726 1997.
- 1 guide, copy of the profile/further assessment form, copy of the school form, copy of the student form. "TPI was designed as a formal assessment and planning tool for use with students with disabilities in individualized educational provide school personnel with a systematic way to comply with the federal mandate for addressing transition services planning and to use recommended practices in IEP planning."

Transition behavior scale IEP and intervention manual: Goals, objectives, and intervention strategies for behavior necessary for success in independent living and employment. Stephen B. McCarney. Columbia, MO: Hawthorne Educational Services, 1995. Call number: Disabilities-TRANSITION BF 199 M123t 1995

What do I do when-- : The answer book on Individualized Education Programs. Susan Gorn. Horsham, Pa.: LRP Publications, 1997. Call number: Disabilities-TRANSITION LC 4031 G671w 1997.

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