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IEP Issues - Person Centered Planning

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Cornell University's Person Centered Planning Education Site - On this site, you will find an overview of the person-centered planning process, a self-study course covering the basic processes involved, a quiz section to help you focus on areas you may need to cover more thoroughly, a compendium of readings and activities for you to use on your own, and various links and downloadable resources.


MI Disabled Take Steps to Success: Wayne Plan Offers Startup Loans for Small Businesses - Twenty Wayne County residents with disabilities are enjoying life as entrepreneurs, thanks to a revolving loan program for microenterprises administered by Services to Enhance Potential (STEP) of Wayne County.


The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET) Information Brief: Person-Centered Planning: A Tool for Transition - The expression, “It takes a village to raise a child,” is never more true than when talking about a child with a disability. Young people with disabilities need a support system that recognizes their individual strengths, interests, fears, and dreams and allows them to take charge of their future. Parents, teachers, family members, and friends in the community who offer informal guidance, support, and love can create the “village” for every child.

Designing Personalized Learning for Every Student: Activity Based Assessment (ABA) Inventory and Other Forms - Today's students are more diverse than ever before—in cultural backgrounds, learning styles and interests, social and economic classes, and abilities and disabilities. How can schools accommodate these differences while also dealing with other demands for change, from the push for tougher standards to the call for more discipline in the classroom? This book offers answers—and challenges schools to reinvent themselves as more flexible, creative learning communities that include and are responsive to a full range of human diversity.

Community Works - Independent facilitators and teachers in person-centered planning, self-determination and community living.  Working towards communities in which each individual is cherished.


Easter Seals of Michigan: What is Person Centered Planning? - Person Centered Planning was put forth as a concept as a result of the Michigan Mental Health Code, Act No. 290, Public Acts of 1995. Person Centered Planning means that a client's opinions, preferences and values will direct treatment services. Our professional staff will assist you in this process as well as advise you of the supports and services that can assist your family.


Person Centered Planning (PCP) - Last year Michigan students won a huge victory when they sued the state to extend the comment period. Their winning argument was they were stakeholders in the rules process and deserved reasonable time to prepare and participate. Their winning slogan was “Nothing about me without me.” They opened all of our eyes and completely changed the focus of the rules. 

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