Week 2 Lesson Outline
Week 2 Lesson Outline SPED 3020e
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Date Created: 09/02/15
Week 2 Class Session 10 steps of special education process revised 1 Identification of students at risk or prereferral The prereferral in Georgia is the RTI process 2 Referral 3 Evaluation 4 Eligibility aka identification of student with disability Evaluation and Reevaluation 1 What is the purpose of the initial evaluation 0 to determine if the student is a student with a disability 0 document how the disability impacts the students academic andor behavior performance in school 0 provide information to develop the IEP In 2004 the law was rewritten to include the documentation and the development of IEP aspects along with the determination of disability This is because congress wanted the evaluation to accomplish more than determining a student s disability 2 What can the District do if a parent does NOT give consent for an initial evaluation 0 They may not conduct the assessment 0 They may pursue an evaluation through mediation AND 0 They may pursue the evaluation through a due process Most systems do not go through due process Rules are different for a reevaluation What is included in a comprehensive evaluation 0 Assess all areas related to ANY disability What happened in the past was psychologists were assessing students only in the areas that they believed the student qualified for l 3 ANY and ALL areas of IDEA 2004 How many eligibility categories are there 0 12 in Georgia some states have 11 and some have 13 What is the purpose of a reevaluation are they still eligible for services 0 To determine if the student continues to be a student with a disability AND 0 To determine the student s needs How often should a new eligibility determination occur 0 Every 3 years reevaluation has to be done every 3 years unless they complete a redetermination Who can refer students for an initial evaluation in Georgia 0 A parent or The Student Support Team A teacher refers the student for the tiers of RTI Can a parent seek an independent evaluation 0 Yes as long as they pay for it the parent can chose to m share the results of an independent evaluation it they chose to 0 Yes and the district must pay for it it they have already completed an evaluation the parent can chose to m share the results of an independent evaluation it they chose to 9 Do districts have to provide evaluations for homeschooled or private school students 0 Yes unless it feels there is no justification for the request Eligibility 1 How long should progress monitoring occur in Tier 1 0 Universal or benchmark screening for one grading period the reason important in order for students to be considered for services they must go through the Tiers of Intervention RTI assures that students previously identified as having a disability are able to receive appropriate interventions to fit their needs AND to provide services to students who DO NOT or WILL NOT qualify for special education but also need services or struggle with general education without additional interventions RTI Pyramid Description on pg 52 of 228 of Implementation Manual Tier 1 everyone is receiving the state standards if the teacher is concerned about the student then she differentiates instruction the student has a universal or benchmark assessment to see if they are struggling Tier 2 small group instruction is supplemental in the general education classroom is provided Must be researchedbased Progress monitoring is completed every 23 weeks After 3 data checks with no progress the student is moved to Tier 3 Tier 3 in Georgia is the Student Support Team Problemsolving occurs Progress monitoring occurs weekly If there is no progress the SST can refer a student for an evaluation Tier 4 in Georgia is Special Education 2 What are exclusionary factors listed on eligibility report 0 Lack of appropriate math reading or writing instruction 0 Limited English Proficiency 0 Cultural Factors or Environmental or Economic Disadvantages Multiple School Attendance or Lack of Attendance a student cannot be determined eligible for special education services OR they cannot be determined as having a disability if they have these factors playing on impact part of their achievement vs a disability avoids disproportionate representation 3 Which of the following deficit areas are considered when determining eligibility for Special Education 0 Vision amp hearing medical amp motor 0 Sensory processing communicationlanguage and socialemotional Adaptive psychological processing and intellectual functioning Listed on page 9 of eligibility report 4 The student has deficits in the following areas a Psychological processing b Response to evidencebased interventions c Academic What category is heshe most likely eligible for Special Education 0 Learning Disability LD what eligibility category is Attention Hyperactivity Attention Disorder fall under OHI Other Health lmpairments If a student had a mild intellectual disability what would their range IQ be 5570 NOT ON QUIZ THIS WEEK
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