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Student Assistance Teams - The Referral Packet

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  1. 1. S.A.T. Forms
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  3. 15. <ul><li>Elementary Referrals Fall 2009: </li></ul><ul><li>□ Chronology of student’s educational history </li></ul><ul><li>□ Benchmark/baseline data </li></ul><ul><li>□ Targeted area(s) of concern </li></ul><ul><li>□ Specific documentation of the nature and intensity of general classroom instruction </li></ul><ul><li>□ Comprehensive documentation of the nature, frequency, and duration of intervention including n umber of intervention periods attended </li></ul>
  4. 16. <ul><li>□ Results of diagnostic assessments to inform the intervention process (e.g., Quick Phonics Screener, Phonological Awareness Screening Inventory, Basic Reading Inventory). Variety of assessment results show “significant and persistent” low academic achievement after research-based classroom intervention </li></ul><ul><li>□ Target goal </li></ul><ul><li>□ Level of mastery of peers </li></ul><ul><li>□ Progress monitoring results </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Graphs showing level and rate of learning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Measurements taken at appropriate frequency </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>At least 6 data points over a 16 week period </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Especially suspicious of results at or below 8th percentile </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>□ Documentation indicating interventions were “provided as intended for the appropriate duration and with sufficient intensity” i.e. Fidelity Checklist </li></ul>
  5. 19. Written Request for Evaluation <ul><li>Schedule a meeting within 10 days </li></ul><ul><li>Provide parents with: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Explanation of current intervention and data/results </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Procedural safeguards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RTI Parent handbook </li></ul></ul>
  6. 21. <ul><li>Forward packets within 24 hours of the SAT meeting when the decision to refer was made </li></ul><ul><li>Include a draft prior written notice with the packet </li></ul><ul><li>If a written request for evaluation has been made and the team decides not to refer for evaluation, forward a prior written notice within 24 hours of the SAT meeting where this decision is made. </li></ul>
  7. 22. Questions? <ul><li>My email: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>Watch a video from RTI Action Network?