150 words each with in-text citations and reference.  1. What are the benefits of gathering parent feedback when developing the Present Level of Academic Achievement and Functional Performance (PLAAFP

150 words each with in-text citations and reference. 

1. What are the benefits of gathering parent feedback when developing the Present Level of Academic Achievement and Functional Performance (PLAAFP) section of an IEP? Describe strategies that can be used before and after the IEP meeting to ensure parent input is gathered in a collaborative manner.

2. Gathering information for a child study team meeting can come from a variety of sources. Discuss the possible sources. Which stakeholders play a role in gathering the information?

3. What specific information can a parent/guardian provide school staff to assist in making academic decisions about individuals with disabilities? How could this information support the MET team during the formal evaluation process?

4. Discuss with your mentor how they have prepared students for the demands of particular assessment formats. Describe strategies your mentor teacher has used to advocate for the appropriate accommodations in assessments/testing conditions for students with disabilities.