A significant part of your child’s IEP is the goals and objectives which are set by the IEP team. To establish whether or not any progress is made on these goals, you must be able to measure them. If you can’t tell whether a goal or objective of the IEP is met, you won’t be able to tell if the IEP is working for your child. An ineffective IEP will not help your child.
achievable, relevant and time bound. This may sound a bit complicated but when you break it down it is pretty simple.
It should be clear and unambiguous. What do you want the child to achieve?
Will you be able to measure your child’s progress? How? What specific criteria can be used to check progress on this goal?
IEP Goals and Objectives Bank (Redmond, Oregon)
Customized Relational Tech Goal Bank (Illinois)
Examples of IEP Goals and Objectives (For Children with Autism)