Title: IEP and Inclusion Tips for Parents and Teachers

Authors: Anne I. Eason Attorney-at-Law; Kathleen Whitbread PhD

Publisher: Attainment Company Inc.

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Description: Written from the parent perspective, coauthors Anne Eason, an inclusion attorney, and Kathleen Whitbread, an associate professor—look at inclusion research and practice that help students succeed in and out of school. The collection of 127 tips help get parents, teachers and administrators develop shared goals. Included is advice for getting prepared for IEP meetings, creating legally correct and educationally sound IEPs, ensuring access to the general curriculum, tracking IEP progress and forming effective family/school partnerships.

Anne I. Eason Attorney-at-Law is a special education attorney who limits her practice to inclusive education. She also trains parents and professionals about least restrictive environment for students with disabilities. You can read more about Anne’s practice at www.spedlawyers.com.

Kathleen Whitbread PhD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Director of Programs for the University of Connecticut A. J. Pappanikou Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service. Dr. Whitbread has over 20 years of experience in designing and managing programs in the fields of education and human services.