SLD on your IEP | Understanding this Disability Category | Evaluations | Interventions | Goals

SLD on your IEP | Understanding this Disability Category | Evaluations | Interventions | Goals

What is SLD? Nearly half of all disabled children are in the category of SLD, per the US Department of Education. Yet, despite it being common, I find that the category itself is largely misunderstood by both parents and teachers. There are many myths and misinformation about the SLD category. Some of these examples: That…

Understanding Severe Discrepancy vs RTI Models, for Parents.

Understanding Severe Discrepancy vs RTI Models, for Parents.

Severe Discrepancy Model You can file this under “the knowledge base I wish I didn’t have to have.” But here we are. Understanding the Severe Discrepancy Model is one of those things that parents are actually often told. A school psychologist will often explain this during your child’s evaluation meeting. However, I find that many…