IEP Frequently Asked Questions

  • How frequently must IEP meetings be held?

  • Must IEPs be reviewed or revised at the beginning of each year?

  • How long should IEP meetings be?

  • May IEP meetings be tape-recorded?

  • Must related services personnel attend IEP meetings?

  • Is the IEP a commitment to provide services?

  • Does the IEP include only special education and related services or does it describe the total education of the child?

  • If adaptations and modifications are necessary for a child with a disability to participate in a regular education program, must they be included in the IEP?

  • Can the school system personnel have the IEP completed when the IEP meeting begins?