Position Statement on Determination of Specific Learning Disabilities
The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) created a Position Statement on Determination of Specific Learning Disabilities
in response to the critical need for guidance on the development and implementation of effective and efficient policies and practices for the identification of students with specific learning disabilities. This position statement addresses key concerns and issues that have been expressed nationwide by educators and parents. We encourage disseminating this information amongst your school community. Requests for multiple copies of this statement may be fulfilled here
RTI Blog: Advocacy Opportunities in RTI
Planning for fundamental changes to school policies and procedures can bring a rush of exhilaration and enthusiasm to school teams. If teams realize late into their planning that they missed discussing how students with IEPs will fit into the new structure, planning discussions can lose momentum. In this month’s blog entry, Advocacy Opportunities in RTI
, Dawn Miller identifies three key places for school teams to purposefully discuss how students with IEPs will be included into the school’s RTI model, keeping the team on course for successful planning.
RTI Talk: Colorado’s RTI Implementation Rubrics
June 1, 2012, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM ET
The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) has developed a set of fidelity tools to assist districts, schools, and educators with the implementation of RtI. These tools, the RtI Implementation Rubrics, are designed to improve outcomes for students and to support a scaling up of effective practices. Join the Colorado Department of Education team during our next RTI Talk as they answer your questions about developing school improvement plans, tracking fidelity of implementation, and establishing a continuous improvement cycle appropriate for your stage of implementation.