ABCs of IEPs Module

The ABCs of IEPs is an informational module designed to increase educators’ knowledge and implementation of addressing behavior and social skills needs on the IEP. This module is intended for all educators responsible for writing or contributing to the development of IEPs that address behavioral or socio-emotional needs. It will be especially helpful for special education teachers, educational diagnosticians, special education administrators, school psychologists and counselors.

In order to receive clock-hour credit for reviewing this information, sign up for the course through PDMS. Search for “PBS ABCs of IEPs Module” or course #29044.


Here is an overview of the entire series which is accessible via the Schoology course.  After viewing, you will have an idea of the course objectives and content.  Please register and take the course if you are looking for a deeper dive into the content.



ABCs of IEPs Presentation

Viewing directions:

  • Click on the link above to open the ABCs of IEPs presentation.
  • Once the slide show opens, do not “enable editing” if prompted to do so.
  • Click to progress through the slides.
  • If you are having trouble seeing any graphics or parts of the presentation, try opening the link through a different internet browser (such as Chrome). Also check to make sure you did not “enable editing” in the presentation.


Included below are resources that are referenced throughout the Module. There are sample forms, website links, useful tools, etc. Click on the links below to open the resources.

Part 1: Overview Materials

Part 2: Data Considerations and Other Special Factors Resources

Part 3: Unique Educational Needs

Part 4: Developing and Writing IEP Goals

Part 7: Data Collection Resources