A network to share best practices for children with special needs
These three great RtI products can be used with all children in the classroom where everyone benefits from specialized instruction. These solutions focus on speech and sound awareness, reading and literacy, and direction following which is great for ALL students!
Let's Celebrate! Speech and Sound Awareness has 36 school-year speech…Continue
Added by Tobi Isaacs on August 24, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments
RtI provides quality instruction for all students, not just the ones who qualify for therapy. A speech therapist’s responsibility is to identify children who are “at risk” (showing the first signs of difficulty) for not mastering their curriculum, and then determine how to help those children become more successful.
Children with true disabilities are identified earlier and are placed in appropriate therapy. This improves…Continue
Added by Tobi Isaacs on August 17, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments
One of the effects of Response To Intervention (RtI) is more accountability on the part of the professional. With this in mind, it has affected the assessment procedures we use with children. We now use a variety of assessments which are formal and informal.
It is our ethical responsibility to use standardized tests along with other objective and subjective measures such as profiles and observations of a child's environment, parent and…Continue
Added by Tobi Isaacs on August 10, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments