Response to Intervention (RTI) is a hot button issue in special education. Some experts endorse RTI, while others are less enthusiastic.
The success of RTI will depend on whether it is appropriately implemented by highly-trained professionals - and this is likely to be a problem.
When Congress reauthorized IDEA 2004, they changed the law about identifying children with specific learning disabilities.
In this issue of the Special Ed Advocate, you'll find the Parent Guide to Response to Intervention and specific questions parents should ask to ensure that their child will be accurately identified and is receiving appropriate instruction.
Please don't hesitate to forward this issue to other friends, families, or colleagues.
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