Kim Richmond Final IEP Assignment

Eligibility Statement Brittney is a 10 year, 10 month old girl who has been diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy and mental retardation. Her IEP is based on this Severe Disability diagnosis. Brittney’s success will be dependent her receiving the services set forth in her individualized educational program.

IEP GOAL ONE In order to prepare her for life in the community and to enforce those life skills needed for her to be successful as an adult, Brittney will be able to recognize and seek out individuals for help when needed. State Standard K-2.H.3.1.1. Identify trusted adults and professionals who can help promote

health.

Present Level of Performance In tests done in the Special Education classroom and as observed by the general education teacher and peers, Brittney has trouble distinguishing a person who might be helpful to her from one who might cause her harm. 3 Month benchmark: Brittney will be able to identify individuals in photographs who are in a position to help her when needed and in what particular area with 50% accuracy. These photographs will be of professionals in appropriate uniform. 6 Month benchmark: Brittney will be able to recognize what individuals are in a position to help her and in what area they are able to help through picture prompts with 75% accuracy and be able answer questions about what help they can provide with 75% accuracy. 9 Month benchmark: Brittney will be able to recognize individuals in photographs and in real life situations that can provide her help with 90% accuracy and be able to answer questions as to what type of help they can provide with 90% accuracy. In the event of early successful completion, Brittany will also learn to recognize individuals who might need to be avoided or might cause her harm. IEP GOAL TWO Brittney will understand what actions or sensory stimulation activities she participates in that might be causing harm to herself or others and be able to redirect her behavior to a healthier option while still getting the stimulation she desires. State Standard K-2.H.1.1.4. List ways to prevent common childhood injuries.

Kim Richmond Final IEP Assignment

Present Level of Performance Currently Brittney is engaging in sensory stimulation that results in injury to her or others and is preventing her from participating in group activities with other children. 3 month benchmark: Brittney will learn about injuries and be able to identify actions that could cause injury when prompted with 50% accuracy. She will be able to predict an injury when presented with a risky activity with 20% accuracy when given options. 6 month benchmark: Brittney will be able to identify actions that could cause injury when prompted with 75% accuracy and be able to identify risky behavior and the injury that might be the result with 50% accuracy when given options. 9 month benchmark: Brittney will be able to identify actions that could cause injury when prompted with 90% accuracy and be able to identify risky behavior and predict the resulting injury with 75% accuracy when given options. In the event of early successful completion Brittney will be able to identify in herself those risky behaviors she might be participating in and the possible injury that might result. IEP GOAL THREE Brittney will expand her learning by expressing her wants and needs to the teacher and by limiting her negative activity to get what she wants. She will learn to communicate feelings in a positive and constructive manner and in turn will have a choice in the types of activities used to learn the subject matter. State Standard K-2.H.4.1.1. Demonstrate healthy ways to express needs, wants, and feelings. Present Level of Performance Brittney currently expresses displeasure in her instruction by walking away or exhibiting harmful sensory stimulation. Her attention span shortens when she is unhappy with her instruction and she disconnects with the activity. As a result she is experiencing delays in her learning in those areas. 3 Month benchmark: Brittney will not be allowed to change instructional activity or subject matter until she engages in the unwanted activity for at least 7 minutes without exhibiting inappropriate behavior. She will be allowed to exchange one activity for another after verbal expressing of her wants. 6 Month benchmark: Brittney will not be allowed to change instructional activities or subject matter until she engages in the unwanted activity for at least 10 minutes without exhibiting inappropriate behavior. She will be allowed to exchange

Kim Richmond Final IEP Assignment

activities within a subject area only after verbal expression of her wants and verbal expression of her dislikes. 9 Month benchmark: Brittney will not be allowed to change instructional activities or subject matter until she engages in the unwanted activity for at least 15 minutes and only after she expresses her dislike of the current activity and desire to change activities verbally and appropriately. In the event of early completion of these goals Brittney will be able to complete activities she dislikes without the ability to exchange the activity for another after the 15 minutes.

REMAINING IEP ELEMENTS The least restrictive environment for Brittney will be spending time in the special education room for the majority of her time with lessons and experiences in the general education classroom that include music and PE. Brittney will be working with our special education teacher, occupational therapist, and her fifth grade teacher to practice with her skills and evaluations will be done by the special education teacher and aids to ensure she is on track with the goals set forth. Brittney will not be taking the state mandated tests, rather her evaluations will be based on the goals set forth in her IEP and they will be administered by the special education teacher. Brittney will need special education transportation services to the middle school since she will not be riding the bus with her siblings. Brittney’s IEP will begin immediately and end in one calendar year with modifications made as needed.