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IEP meetings include outside agencies and resources

When/why do you think it may be beneficial to have outside agencies attend IEP meetings?

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Having outside agencies attend IEP meetings may help in the IEP planning. Agencies including group home facilitators, translators, social workers, probation officers and sometimes transportation staff can provide additional insight. Parents and guardians are in many cases overwhelmed with a large amount of information about their child during the meeting. Persons with knowledge about assistive technology can ...