Before planning an appropriate learning journey for Chris using the Level 1 Learning Programme, it is important that his interests, strengths and needs are identified and understood. This is achieved most efficiently through meetings with his family and other professionals working with Chris. IEP meetings provide excellent opportunities for these discussions and creating targets. In Chris’ school, IEP meetings are held in October and reviewed in May, with ongoing reviews, updates and communication between home and multi-disciplinary teams throughout the year.
The table below summarises some of Chris’ identified interests, strengths and needs.
Through discussion with Chris’ parents, other professionals and his class teacher, 3 priority learning needs were identified:
Priority learning needs: