IEP and Caseload Resource Page

/IEP and Caseload Resource Page

Welcome to the IEP and Caseload Resource Page!  This page is all about helping you understand and navigate IEPs (as a parent or speech therapist) and manage your therapy sessions and caseloads.

SLPs, you will find valuable information about making your job easier.

Parents, you will find great information about working with your child’s school and managing your speech therapy sessions at home.

What is an IEP Plan?

IEP stands for Individualized Education Plan.  This plan is something that a school and parent creates to describe how a child with an identified delay or disability will receive services at school.  The following things are generally included in an IEP:

  • What therapies a child needs
  • Why the child needs those therapies
  • What goals the child will work on during the upcoming year
  • How the child is currently performing on those goals
  • How much therapy time the child will receive to work on those goals
  • What the rest of the child’s education will look like (how much time in the regular education classroom)
  • Any additional services the child may need, such as special bussing

For more detailed information, check out this podcast episode:

Overview of the IEP Process

Parent Rights in the IEP Process

The Definitive Guide to IEP Goals: For the Professionals Who Write them and the Parents who Read Them

How Do Parent-Teacher Conferences Work for Children with Speech Therapy

You can request that your child’s speech therapist attend your child’s parent-teacher conferences.  Here are some tips for having a successful parent-teacher conference with your child’s speech-language pathologist:

Parent-Teacher Conferences with Speech Therapists

How Long Should Speech Therapy Sessions Last?

Each child is different and some children will benefit from longer or shorter speech therapy sessions, but this podcast discusses some of my recommendations on how long your speech therapy sessions should last at school or at home:

5-Minute Speech Therapy?  How Long Should Your Sessions Last?

Where Can I Find Lesson Plans for Speech Therapy?

It is often difficult to know exactly how to teach a speech or language skill.  You may also find that the child is tiring of one approach and you need some fresh ideas.  This e-book that I created is packed full of fantastic step-by-step lesson plans for 39 different speech and language skills.

Each lesson plan will take you through the various steps of teaching that skill.  It includes practical activities as well as worksheets and handouts for each step.  It will also help you determine which skills to start on first with a child.

For more information, click below:

Speech And Language Therapy Guide  Speech and Language Therapy Guide

Where Can I Find Free Materials??

So glad you asked!  🙂  I have a whole page of free speech therapy materials!  Head on over and check it out:

Free Speech Therapy Materials

 

How Can I Make Speech Therapy More Fun?

How to make speech therapy more fun!

Browse All IEP-Related Articles:

  • How to Start an IEP Meeting the Right Way

How to Start an IEP Meeting the Right Way

By | February 8th, 2016|Categories: Autism, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, General Resources, Getting Started, Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), Speech Therapy Students and Assistants, Time Savers for Speech Therapists|

Click Here to Download a PDF Version of this Quote for Free! Wouldn't it be great if all IEP meetings started this way?  We think so, too!  Click the button above to download a free

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Goal Writing Resource Page

By | April 8th, 2015|Categories: Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), Time Savers for Speech Therapists|

Click Here to Get a PDF Version of the Formula Carrie's Goal-Writing Tutorial Welcome to my Goal-Writing Tutorial!  I am Carrie Clark and my website is all about providing resources and activities for speech therapists and

  • IEP Goal Writing Formula

How to Write IEP Goals: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

By | February 2nd, 2015|Categories: Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), Podcast, Speech and Language Kids Podcast, Time Savers for Speech Therapists|

Imagine that you show up to an IEP (Individualized Education Plan) meeting, whether you are a parent or a professional, and you see a goal like this: "Bonnie will learn the letters of the alphabet."

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Parent Rights in the IEP Process with Lara Wakefield

By | November 24th, 2014|Categories: Individualized Education Programs (IEPs)|

In episode 26 of the Speech and Language Kids Podcast, Carrie Clark interviews speech-language pathologist Lara Wakefield, PhD, CCC-SLP about the parent rights in the IEP process.  Lara discusses what rights you have as a

  • Speech and Language Kids Podcast

What Is An IEP Plan? Podcast #4

By | March 14th, 2013|Categories: General Resources, Getting Started, Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), Podcast, Speech and Language Kids Podcast|

In this episode of the Speech and Language Kids Podcast, I answer the question of "What is an IEP Plan?" by giving you an overview of what to expect from the IEP process

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Parent Teacher Conferences with Speech Therapists

By | November 14th, 2012|Categories: Individualized Education Programs (IEPs)|

Parent-teacher conferences at our school are this week and it has me thinking about ways that parents of children with speech and language delays can make the best of their parent teacher conferences.  Here are