The RTI Approach to Evaluating Learning Disabilities

The RTI Approach to Evaluating Learning Disabilities

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This book presents clear-cut procedures for using response to intervention (RTI) to determine a K-12 student's eligibility for special education under the designation of specific learning disabilities (SLD). Comprehensive guidelines are provided for gathering student data in the course of interventions and ruling out causes other than SLD for academic problems. Special features include case examples, tips for creating individualized education plans based on RTI data, and frequently asked questions. With a convenient large-size format and lay-flat binding, the book features useful reproducible tools. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series.Each of these approaches results in an attainment-per-week metric (e.g., wcpm per week, standard score gain per week). ... can often be found in the technical information provided by various assessment products (e.g., DIBELS, DIBELS Next, AIMSweb, STAR). ... However, there are no published empirical guidelines concerning how deficient a student should be in Determining Eligibility for Specialanbsp;...

Title:The RTI Approach to Evaluating Learning Disabilities
Author:Joseph F. Kovaleski, Amanda M. VanDerHeyden, Edward S. Shapiro
Publisher:Guilford Publications - 2013-07-22


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