Response to Intervention (RTI) is a process that involves changing instruction for a struggling student over the course of time to help determine the reason(s) the student may be struggling in school. The student's response to the intervention(s) will help determine if the student needs to be tested for special education eligibility.
There are many clues that your child may be having difficulty learning. Some disabilities affect hearing or vision. Others may affect speech or communication skills. Still others may be less visible but still affect learning. The key to determining eligibility is communication, and communication most often begins between the parent and the teacher.…Continue
Added by Monica Rouse on January 25, 2013 at 10:53am — No Comments
Hi everyone! This link is out of this world!! You really have to take the time to watch it....it will inspire anyone that does....it puts many things in perspective quickly.. Please share with others!
When you get to the site there also some other quick clips about these remarkable brothers!…Continue
Added by Karen Thompson on January 25, 2013 at 9:14am — No Comments
A recent national study has been published showing states, regardless of their eligibility standards, were still not serving all the eligible children (known as Part C services) in their state:
Do you have an eligibility story to share? How is Iowa doing serving children in our state program known as Early ACCESS?
Added by Paula S. Connolly on January 11, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments
You'll find awesome information the Iowa Compass newsletter! If you are not familiar with this publication, it is a free publication that is one of the services from Iowa's Center for Disabilities and Development. The newsletter focuses on both low and high assistive technology resources. I have found great information and resources for my son. To subscribe to their newsletter directly: http://www.iowacompass.org/newsletters.htm.…Continue
Added by Paula S. Connolly on January 9, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments