A definitive book in its field, Better IEPs provides both an overview and the nuts and bolts of developing effective and legally correct individualized education programs . The revised and enhanced fifth edition is the ultimate guide to understanding IEPs from a legal standpoint and best practices in developing and monitoring them. A classic in its field, Better IEPs presents a focused, three-step process that zooms in on the individual student. Chapters address the historical, legislative, and legal underpinnings of required elements; developing effective IEP teams; and writing measurable annual goals, as well as such current topics as standards-based IEPs and incorporating scientifically based instructional strategies.
By Barbara D. Bateman and Mary Anne Linden. 2012. 171 pages. ISBN 1-57861-568-2