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Explanation – Amending with a Meeting
Preparing for the IEP Amendment Meeting
During the IEP Amendment Meeting
Explanation – Amending without a Meeting
Follow-up/Implementation of the Amended IEP
When a student’s current IEP is amended changes are made either by the entire IEP team at an IEP team meeting or by making changes to part of the IEP. The IEP is not being completely rewritten.
|Explanation – Amending with a Meeting
A student’s current IEP can be amended at any time but does not change the "Duration of this IEP" date cannot be changed.
One way to amend an IEP is to convene the IEP team and hold a meeting.
|Preparing for the IEP Amendment Meeting
Before the IEP Amendment Meeting the person leading the meeting must:
|During the IEP Amendment Meeting||
Follow the IEP process for the areas to be amended. IEP Review
For example, if a goal is being amended be sure that:
|Explanation – Amending without a Meeting||In making changes to a child’s IEP after the annual IEP team meeting for a school year, the parent of a child with a disability and the district or AEA may agree not to convene an IEP team meeting for the purposes of making those changes and instead may develop a written document to amend the child’s current IEP. These changes can be made via email or phone call.
The district or AEA must be clear about:
The agreement between the parent and the district or AEA to amend the IEP without a meeting must be documented.
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|Follow-up/Implementation of the Amended IEP
||IEP Team members need to be informed of and see the changes in writing. The purpose of written changes is to assure that: