Is My Child Eligible?
The Referral is the first step to all evaluations for determining if a student needs special education services.
If a school team or parent has suspicion that a student has a disability, they should bring their concern to the school. The school will consider how to address the concerns through a process of multi tiered systems of support. The school team or parent may request a referral to special education at any time. Referrals can be made to evaluate for either Special Education or Section 504.
This informational guidebook discusses screening, instruction and intervention, and resources that can support improved learning for school-aged individuals with characteristics of dyslexia. The audience for the information is broad and includes--but is not limited to--parents and families, educators, interventionists or reading teachers, and educational leaders.