IEP Tools at Your Fingertips
IEP Tools at your fingertips
There is no question that getting ready for an IEP meeting can be a stressful and intimidating experience. The amount of information that parents must absorb and be expected to understand about their child and their educational needs is staggering. Instead of being paralyzed by information overload, empower yourself by getting organized, learning about students’ rights under the law and utilizing data to your child’s advantage.
Here are some easy to use tools that you can access using your mobile device to help prepare for IEP meetings. Many of them are free and available for both Apple and Android devices. Transform your fear into confidence and make your next IEP meeting the best one yet!
by Smarty Ears
ATEval2Go is a revolutionary app useful for any professional responsible for putting technology into the hands of students. Authored by a seasoned Speech-Language Pathologist/Assistive Technology Specialist, this app is designed to help you document all observations and considerations essential to an assistive technology evaluation. Though designed for professionals, this is a fantastic tool for parents to understand the Assistive Technology evaluation process that can help them advocate for their child.
Full review: http://bridgingapps.org/app/?id=558203150
iOT Screener is a free app developed by Dr. Frederick B. Covington to assist parents and professionals in screening children who might have a developmental delay. The app does this by allowing a user to input general information about the child and themselves and answer a series of Yes/No questions. When the results are generated, you have the ability to email them. There is also a search tool that will help you find professionals like Speech Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapists, Pediatrician, and Psychiatrists in your area.
Full review: http://bridgingapps.org/app/?id=685227097
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