During this course we will discuss common acronyms used within special education, how music therapy can be delivered, and the route to getting an assessment approved in the public school system. Self-study 5 Credits
IDEA, FAPE, LRE are the Alphabet Soup: Understanding the IEP
Click on the video below for an introduction to this course
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) provides protection for children with special needs to ensure that they are receiving an appropriate education. Music therapy services are a component of this federal law. During this course we will discuss common acronyms used within special education, how music therapy can be delivered, and the route to getting an assessment approved in the public school system.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
1. Explain the implications of IDEA on students receiving special education services
Domains: III-B-1, III-B-8, IV-B-18
2. Identify where Music Therapy can be listed on the Individualized Education Plan
Domains IV-B-9, IV-B-13, IV-B-10
3. Identify the steps of the SEMTAP to determine eligibility for services
Domain I-B-, I-B-5, I-B-9, I-C-3
4. Define IEP, IEE, and LRE and implications on music therapy assessments/ services.
Domain I-D-6, I-D-12, I-D-14
This course is pre-recorded so you can take breaks as you need…
10-minutes: Introduction of instructor and quick outline of course
10-minutes: Common acronyms in special education
20-minutes: Overview of IDEA
15-minutes: Differences between 504 plans and IEPs
20-minutes: What information is included in an IEP
5-minutes: Differences in an IEE and general evaluation
20-minutes: What is an IEE and the path to request one
20-minutes: SEMTAP Evaluation
10-minutes: Presenting findings to the IEP Team
20-minutes: Services are approved! What is next?
15-minutes: Double-checking your IEP to ensure you are compliant
20-minutes: Communicating with your educational team
10-minutes: Maintaining documentation and FERPA
5-minutes: Accessing more information
50 minute Q&A
IDEA, FAPE, LRE are the Alphabet Soup: Understanding the IEP is approved by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) for 5 CMTEs-Continuing Music Therapy Education credits. The Spiegel Academy, CBMT Approved Provider #P-106, maintains responsibility for program quality and adherence to CBMT policies and criteria.