Student-Made IEP Book

By Charlotte Cushman on Oct 02, 2014

Instruction and practice in developing self-determination skills should begin early in a student's career.  In this activity on Paths to Literacy, a 3rd grade student with albinism created a book about her IEP (Individual Educational Program), including what accommodations she needed, what her goals and objectives were, members of the IEP team and more.  By participating actively in the IEP process, she began to develop self-determination skills in elementary skills. This will help her to advocate for herself as she makes the transition to new schools and to adult life.

Total Life Learning by Wendy Bridgeo,‎ Beth Caruso,‎ & Mary Zatta

Cover of Total Life Learning

The Total Life Learning curriculum was developed for students ages 3 to 22 who are blind, visually impaired including those students who have additional disabilities or are deafblind. The focus is on the development of life and career goals that enable student to maximize independence, self-determination, employability, and participation in the community.

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