jamesten21
Jul 21, 2018

Transition to IEP

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My child is two and gets Regional Center services. He will turn two in November. What is the process for getting an IEP through the school district?

Allan Roth
Jul 25, 2018

I am presuming you meant to say he will turn 'three' in November. Assuming that to be true, you will want to be in contact with your Regional Center Case Worker who will set up a series of meetings with you and your local school district. The first meeting should occur around 2.6 yrs of age. (In your child's case, that should have happened last May.)

 

The next meeting is called a 2.9 meeting and should occur in August so that the school district has sufficient time to assess and hold an IEP before your child turns 3.0 yrs old.

 

So, your first step is to work with your Regional Center Case Worker and I suggest also contacting the district preschool team or the special education office, if you don't know how to contact the preschool team. They, too, will help get this process back on track if the 2.6 mtg. has not happened.

 

Allan Roth

Alliance Resources and Assoc., Inc.

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