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Chat IEP

As a parent or teacher of a kid with special needs, it can get pretty frustrating to figure out all the bureaucratic mumbo-jumbo; especially when it comes to translating an IEP. That’s why we created ChatIEP. Let’s make sense of your kid’s individualized education plan, together.

Just upload a PDF of your IEP and start asking questions!

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Frequently Asked Questions


Who's this for?

Parents, Educators, and Therapists trying to use an IEPs in a way that's ACTUALLY helpful to kids' development. With so much confusing jargon, advocating for your kid, grandkid or student can be intimidating— this is meant for you.

Why are you doing this for free?

IEPs are supposed to HELP parents and caregivers give kids the resources they need to reach their potential. But the documents are confusing and often make helping kids way more complicated than it needs to be. We want to simplify IEPs to make them actually useful so kids can learn and grow like they deserve.

What if this tells me the wrong things?

ChatIEP is meant to break IEPs down into easy and actionable points, but that doesn't mean the output can't be misinterpreted. Make sure to double check the original IEP if you don't understand something.

What happens to my data?

Don't worry, we protect your privacy. You can read our terms of service HERE

What Is an IEP?

An IEP is a written document that parents create with school staff members that lays out the services a school will provide for a child with a disability. The document also has pre-determined goals for the child’s learning and specific instructions to achieve the goals

What Does IEP Stand For?

IEP stands for Individualized Education Program. It is a legally binding document that outlines the specific learning needs, goals, and accommodations to help your child succeed in school.

Who Is Eligible for an IEP?

Your kiddo could be eligible for an IEP if they have a disability that affects their ability to access the curriculum and requires accommodations.

Who Writes an IEP?

The IEP team. This team works together to assess your child’s needs and develop an appropriate plan to support your kid’s education. The IEP team typically includes the parent, teacher, school administrator, and other specialists

Can Parents Disagree With an IEP?

Of course, you know your child best! If you’re not satisfied with the IEP or the evaluation that led to the development of the IEP, you have the right to disagree and request a due process hearing.

PARENT TIP: Due process hearings are a last resort because they can be expensive and time-consuming. Try to resolve any disagreement through less formal means, like meditation, before requesting a hearing.

Can My Kid’s Tablet Be Considered a Modification With an IEP?

You bet! Goally’s skill building tablet for kids has been used by many kids and school districts as a part of their IEP.