- Does the IEP match the amount of time needed to meet the priorities identified for each goal?
- Does the IEP include goals specific to the child's functional
developmental capacities and are they designed to help the child move
from one developmental level to another?
- Does the IEP provide developmentally appropriate goals and activities?
- Does the IEP provide appropriate and adequate individual
therapies, including speech, oral-motor, occupational and physical
therapy, and cognitive treatment?
- Does the IEP provide augmentative communication support in a
timely fashion with appropriate training of teachers and parents to help
children use these supports at school and at home?
- Does the IEP provide for frequent parent-team meetings to
evaluate progress, make modifications, discuss problems, and allow for
parent participation in the class when desired, in addition to ongoing
- Does the IEP provide home programs, training and guidance, materials for activities at home?
- Does the IEP raise the bar? Parents and the team are
responsible for ensuring that the standards or expectations in child's
IEP are relatively high enough to establish advancing goals.