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CSD presentation: Assets-based Approach to IEPS

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On Wed., Feb. 22 the CSD special ed. department is holding a presentation about assets-based approach to IEP meetings and implementation. Here’s the info from a recent blurb in the DHS newsletter. IEPs-Assets Based Approach February 22nd, 6-7:30pm CSD Central Office at 125 Electric Avenue Special Education Department Presenters Amy Price and Cheryl Grant will […]

Webinar: Parent & School Collaboration: FAPE, RTI, 504 & IDEA

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Learning Ally is hosting an upcoming Parent Webinar that might be useful for parents who are learning how to navigate the public school process for learning issues. Parent and School Collaboration Thursday, October 20th, 2016  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT Speaker: Dr. Vaughn Lauer Between AYP, FAPE, RTI, 504 and IDEA – it can […]

Texas school district sets example for serving dyslexic students

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The Fort Worth, Texas school district is setting an example for public schools. They have increased funding, services and support for public school students with dyslexia. Schools are hiring dyslexia teachers and diagnosticians, including those who can identify Spanish-speaking students with dyslexia. Some students receive three or four 45-minute sessions each week with dyslexia specialists. […]

CSD Listening Session about Dyslexia Tues., Aug. 2

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CSD is holding a listening session about dyslexia!! I’m very encouraged to learn about this meeting. I plan to attend with my son and both of us will speak about his experiences. I hope you and your kids will attend and share your stories as well. Please note that this is not a forum for […]

Four Steps to Implement RTI Correctly

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For those of you educators and parents that have struggled to get a handle on the RTI process, this article in Education Week gives us input from eight different experts. The four steps: Smarter screening. Focus on core instruction. Effective intervention systems that match student need. Lastly, intervention intensity is not the same as “longer […]