IEP At a Glance

  • Situation

    How do I know what accommodations/modifications I should use for my student’s upcoming assessments?

  • Summary

    Having available an IEP At a Glance for the student will quickly provide the information.

    The IEP at a Glance is a one page look/abbreviated IEP which can help teaching teams review information efficiently. Information included int his document are: the student’s goals/objectives, motivators, strengths, program modifications, and specially designed instructions.

    Distribute this document to all team members and be sure to include behavior plans.

  • Definition

    The IEP At a Glance is a one page look or an abbreviated IEP that can help teaching teams use the information often, quickly and for many situations. Included are: goals/objectives, motivators, strengths, program modifications and specially designed instructions.

  • Quick Facts

    • Child's Age: 3-5, 6-10, 11-13, 14-17, 18+
    • Planning Effort: Moderate
    • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Pre-requisites

    Completed IEP

  • Process

    1. Use new or current IEP to list in abbreviated format each section.

    2. List Goals/Objectives.

    3.  List Motivators.

    4. List Strengths.

    5. List Program Modifications and Specially Designed Instruction.

    6. Use abbreviated list as an easy reference.

    7. Distribute to all team members.

    8. Remember to include Behavior Plans.

  • Documents and Related Resources

    IEP Glance template (Word document)


    IEP Glance template (PDF)


    Sample IEP at a Glance (Word document)


    Sample IEP Glance (PDF)


    Sample IEP Glance 2 (Word document)


    Sample IEP Glance 2 (PDF)


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