■ Participation with non-disabled
The IEP must explain the extent, if any, to which the child will not participate with non-disabled peers in the general education class and other school activities.
■ Participation in state- and
Most states and districts give achievement tests to children in certain grades or age groups. The IEP must state what appropriate accommodations or modifications in the administration of these tests the student will need to measure his or her academic achievement or functional performance. If an assessment is not appropriate for the student, the IEP must state why it is not appropriate and the particular alternate assessment that is appropriate, i.e., how the student will be tested instead.
■ Assistive technology (AT) plan
One of the related services under IDEA, assistive technology includes any item, piece of equipment or system used to increase, maintain or improve the developmental capabilities of the child with special needs. An assistive technology evaluation by a trained professional may be needed to determine what equipment is appropriate.
Guidelines for Assistive Technology.