New York, N.Y. (August 23, 2011) – Autism Speaks
, the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today released Individualized Education Program (IEP): Summary, Process and Practical Tips, a free, new online guide that provides parents with important and reliable information and advice about navigating the IEP process, created by a team of pro bono lawyers at Goodwin Procter.
The 26-page guide includes an overview and timeline of key events in the typical IEP process, and clearly explains the steps parents need to take throughout – including how to contest an unfavorable decision. In addition to a list of questions to consider in developing a draft IEP,the guide also includes tips, resources, a checklist and answers to frequently asked questions, as well as a list of helpful web sites and other resources.
“The IEP process can be daunting, overwhelming and highly frustrating for parents who ar...
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