Special Education Eligibility
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Student Evaluation.Evaluation to determine special education eligibility may occur at any tier, although it typically occurs within Tier 3 when a student either:
• Does not respond to the most intensive interventions or
• Responds to the interventions but is not able to maintain his/her performance if the intensity level is decreased or the interventions are faded.
Special Education Evaluation Request.It is also important to note that a parent may request a special education evaluation at any point during the intervention process. The district must fully consider the parents’ request and decide whether or not to conduct the evaluation. The district must then notify the parents in writing of its decision and the reasons for that decision.
Specific Learning Disability (SLD).State special education regulations require that school districts must use the special education evaluation process when a specific learning disability (SLD) is suspected. A district may also, but is not required to, use a severe discrepancy between intellectual ability and achievement as part of the evaluation process for determining whether a child has a SLD. However, they will not be able use severe discrepancy alone to determine eligibility.
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