A Primer on the Individualized Education Plan (IEP)

The IEP is the best resource to make sure a child is getting the highest quality education possible.

Learn how to better understand the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and the IEP process.

This no-cost training will review:

  • What an IEP is: Key components, reviews, rights;
  • Behavior, help, summary; and
  • Workshopping your child's IEP.

What to expect:

  • A 40-minute self-paced video slide-based lecture course;
  • The Arc of Aurora's Advocacy team as your trainers;
  • Closed captioning in English and Spanish subtitles;
  • Multiple downloadable TOOLS; and
  • Downloadable Certificate of Participation.

Who should take this course:

  • Parents and caregivers of children with disabilities.


Due to the varying requirements of different organizations and disciplines, THINK+change does not seek prior accreditation of educational courses for CLE/CEUs. Please consult the rules of your organization regarding the procedures of receiving continuing education credits. This course may qualify for up to 40 minutes of CLE/CEU, and you will also receive a digital certificate verifying your completion of this course. If you require further verification or have other questions, please contact us.

This training is brought to you by THINK+change, a training, and education program of The Arc of Aurora in collaboration with the Aurora Police Department and Aurora Public Schools with support from The Denver Foundation through the Transforming Safety grant.

Course Curriculum

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  What is an IEP: Key components, reviews, rights
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  Behavior, Help, Summary
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  Workshopping your Child's IEP
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  Conclusion and post-test
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Your Instructor

THINK+change Team
THINK+change Team

THINK+change offers solutions-focused training and education that change knowledge, attitude, and behavior to ultimately improve the quality of life for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). THINK+change is a training and education program of The Arc of Aurora which was incorporated in 1975 as an advocacy organization for people with IDD. Since the inception of THINK+change in 2017, the education program has been a trailblazer in disability education and has trained and brought together thousands of people with IDD, their families, and the professionals in their lives who want to keep up with trends and developments in the disability field and grow professionally. All people with disabilities deserve respect and deserve better.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts as soon as you enroll! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does access for one-year sound? After enrolling, you have access for one-year to this course for as long as you like - across any devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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This material has been prepared for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide, and should not be relied on for, medical or legal advice.

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