Iep Compare And Contrast

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Then the article discusses the similarities and differences between an IFSP and an IEP. The IFSP starts with a child who is younger than three years old. This takes place in the family home or a child care center. The importance of the IFSP is to help the parents learn and deal with their child’s disability. The focus stays on the parent’s role in supporting the child’s learning development (Ray, Pewitt-Kinder, George, 2009). When the child turns three and older then they transition to an IEP. The IEP is different from the IFSP as it focuses more on the child. The child is evaluated and given goals specifically for them to help them to learn in a school environment. Although they focus on different people they are the same in that it is important
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