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    Understanding the Difference Between and IFSP and IEP

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    How is an Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) different from an Individualized Education Plan (IEP)? Why are they different?
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    How is an Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) different from an Individualized Education Plan (IEP)? Why are they different?

    The Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) is a plan which documents and guides an early intervention process for children with disabilities and their parents. This plan details the information about the services that would facilitate a child's development and how the family's capacity can be enhanced for the child's development.

    Therefore the outcomes are focused on the child in the context of the family. The focus is also on the child's natural environments like the home and the community (i.e. parks, child care, activities). The learning interventions are not as formal as in a school environment. Multiple agencies services are included in this plan so that ...

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    This solution will assist the student in understanding the difference between an Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) and an Individualized Education Plan (IEP).

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