The following the link will take you to a parent’s passionate plea for help for her daughter. She is pleading with her school board to revisit its policies. She praises the child’s teacher who is going above and beyond but unable to give her daughter what she needs.
Parent Rights in the Era of RTI
If a school is using an RTI approach, what rights do parents have and what strategies can be used to address identification issues?
- RTI Use across States—The manner in which states incorporate RTI into SLD identification varies dramatically.
- Child Find—Your school district’s legal obligation to “find” all children who may have a disability and, because of their disability, need special education services.
- Rights to Evaluation—Every parent has the right to request an evaluation at any time to determine if their child has a disability and what that child’s educational needs are.
- Strategies for Addressing Identification Issues—The process of determining whether your child has a disability such as a learning disability and needs special education cannot go on indefinite l
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For a free booklet on additional information go to http://info.ncld.org/parent-rights-in-the-era-of-rti