Student Voice & Transparency in Special Education


In this workshop, we deep dive the IEP (individual education plan) as it relates to providing special education services throughout the school setting & engaging the whole team in the process. Special education has often been confusing & riddled with negative connotations; we choose to empower students as advocates & highlight strengths so it isn't anymore!
Let's bring transparency to teachers, educate students on their IEPs via student-led IEP meetings, and include parents to make it better.

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  1. Participants will be able to understand the IEP document and use it as a foundation for conversations with students & families.
  2. Participants will learn strategies to provide, or advocate for, ways for the whole IEP team to have easy access to student accommodations & goals.
  3. Participants will understand the purpose of student-led IEP meetings and know how to differentiate implementation by age & ability levels.



Bridgette Leslie, Co-Founder & Ceo, IEP&Me

Meta Information:

  • Tags: special education, edtech
  • Event: EDU
  • Format: Workshop
  • Track: Accessibility & Inclusion
  • Session Focus Area K-12 Education
  • Level: Deep Understanding

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