The pediatrician's role in development and implementation of an Individual Education Plan (IEP) and/or an Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP)

P. R. Ziring, D. Brazdziunas, W. C. Cooley, T. A. Kastner, M. E. Kummer, L. G. De Pijem, R. D. Quint, E. S. Ruppert, A. D. Sandler

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Abstract

The Individual Education Plan and Individual Family Service Plan are legally mandated documents developed by a multidisciplinary team assessment that specifies goals and services for each child eligible for special educational services or early intervention services. Pediatricians need to be knowledgeable of federal, state, and local requirements; establish linkages with early intervention, educational professionals, and parent support groups; and collaborate with the team working with individual children.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)124-127
Number of pages4
JournalPediatrics
Volume104
Issue number1 I
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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