For language concerns: your child may be placed into a RTI group (response to intervention) in order to receive help and collect data on progress.For articulation, voice, fluency concerns: A teacher or parent may also refer for through the building referral team (CARES).
A screening may be completed by the school’s SLP.·
If the child passes the screening, suggested strategies may be recommended. If concerns are validated after the
screening, a formal, standardized assessment may be conducted.·
This starts the special education process. This process could also include other educational components (such
as motor abilities.) Academic and language concerns must go through a different process with RTI
· After testing is completed, the team determines which area(s) the student is eligible for special education.
· If a student is eligible for services, an Individualized Education Program (IEP) is developed.