Students who qualify for an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) have a legal right to the least restrictive environment (LRE) as included in IDEA. Teachers can better meet the needs of their ELLs and bilingual/dual language students with exceptionalities by understanding federal legislation protecting the rights of students with exceptionalities.
Create a 10-15 slide presentation in digital format for parents of ELLs or bilingual/dual language students with exceptionalities that describes the concept of LRE and the IEP process. Your presentation should include:
- An explanation of the considerations regarding of the concept of LRE.
- An explanation of each of the five steps to the IEP process.
- Examples of how aspects of special education law affect students in ELL or bilingual/dual language educational settings.
Include presenter’s notes, in-text citations, and a reference slide.
Support your findings with at least three scholarly resources.
While APA format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
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