Identification placement and review committee-IPRC

An IPRC is a meeting to decide whether or not a child should be identified as having special needs or ”exceptionalities”. The goal of the committee meeting is to ensure that the student has the support and resources necessary to be successful and to reach his or her full potential. Learn more about the IPRC process in this section.

  1. My daughter is in grade 4 and needs extra help in math right now. Her teacher recognizes it as well, and is requesting formal diagnostic testing. My concern is two fold 1) Given that my daughter has no pre-existing issues, such as ADD etc – is IEP the right program for her? 2) What if they decide she does not qualify for IEP after the testing is complete – what are the other options to get my daughter extra help? Archana R. (FAQ)

  2. What are the categories of exceptionalities for special education? (FAQ)

  3. What is an IPRC meeting? (FAQ)

  4. If I don’t agree with the decision made at my child’s IPRC, what can I do? (FAQ)

  5. Tips for Parents: Special Education – English (Tip Sheet)

  6. Questions and answers parents may have regarding special education (Ontario Government Policy Documents & Guides)

  7. Categories of exceptionalities in Ontario (Ontario Government Policy Documents & Guides)

  8. Tips for Parents: Special Education – Filipino (Tip Sheet)

  9. Tips for Parents: Special Education – Urdu (Tip Sheet)

  10. Tips for Parents: Special Education – Tamil (Tip Sheet)

  11. Tips for Parents: Special Education – Spanish (Tip Sheet)

  12. Tips for Parents: Special Education – Somali (Tip Sheet)

  13. Tips for Parents: Special Education – Russian (Tip Sheet)

  14. Tips for Parents: Special Education – Punjabi (Tip Sheet)

  15. Tips for Parents: Special Education – Korean (Tip Sheet)

  16. Tips for Parents: Special Education – French (Tip Sheet)

  17. Tips for Parents: Special Education – Farsi (Tip Sheet)

  18. Tips for Parents: Special Education – Chinese (Tip Sheet)

  19. Tips for Parents: Special Education – Arabic (Tip Sheet)

  20. Follow-up report on special education (Report)

  21. Report on special education (Report)