Future Driven IEPs by IEP Master Coach, Jessica: The topic of the future must be discussed at IEP meetings and then written into the IEP. The main objective of an IEP is to prepare your child for FURTHER education, employment, and independent living. Below are the three parts of the IEP that can ensure the IEP is preparing your child for the future.
Let’s talk about executive functioning. This seems to be a hot topic-especially in the special ed world. I can’t tell you how many PDs I had to attend on executive functioning-and for good reason. Without executive functioning, we aren’t getting anything done!
As part of the research my colleague Dr. Dale B. Fink and I are doing, we surveyed and interviewed teachers about their perspectives on recess. 100% of the teachers indicated at least one benefit of recess, but many still take it away.