This handbook for parents, family members and caregivers of children with visual impairments explains special education services that these children are likely to need and to which they are entitled--and how to ensure that they receive them. Edited and written by experienced parents and professionals, this helpful and easy to use resource addresses the effect of visual impairment on a child's ability to learn and the services and educational programming that are essential for them to get the best education possible. Chapters address early intervention, assessment, different types of services, IEPs, accommodations and adaptations, different types of placements, children with other disabilities in addition to visual impairment, and negotiation and advocacy.your child has been found eligible to receive special education services because of his or her visual impairment, the process ... The document that outlines these needs and services is known as the Individualized Education Program (IEP). ... This chapter is intended to explain more about the process of developing an IEP for your child and its importance, outline the required components of the IEP, clarifyanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Parents' Guide to Special Education for Children with Visual Impairments|
|Publisher||:||American Foundation for the Blind - 2007|