Individualized Education Plans

This section contains resources about Individualized Education Plans (I.E.P.).

Individualized Education Plans: Helping Students Achieve Success-In Brief


This 2-page handout from MEES  explores the What, Why, When and Who of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) process and the phases involved in the creation, implementation and review of the IEP.

Individualized Education Plans: Helping Students Achieve Success
A Reference Framework for the Establishment of Individualized Education Plans


There are many important points in this MEES document. They are all well outlined in the Table of Contents. Chapter 3 may be of particular interest as it describes the situations in which an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) should be established. Next, the IEP phases are presented as a recursive process and finally, the roles and responsibilities of the players in the individualized education plan are outlined.

Ontario Teachers’ Federation: Teachers’ Gateway to Special Education

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This bilingual site provides a bank of strategies and resources tailored to student needs. To effectively use this site, click on an identified student need and read through the suggested teaching strategies and resources. This site may be helpful when completing IEPs.

Pedagogical Flexibility, Adaptations and Modifications for Special Needs Students

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This recent document, released by the MEQ in February 2021, explains the difference between pedagogical flexibility, adaptations and modifications for special needs students. It is currently only out in French.