A county or state agency placing a child in a Resdiential Care Center (RCC) must:
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Identification of Children with Significant Developmental Delays (SDD)
According to the Wisconsin Administrative Code (PI 11.36 (11)), Significant developmental delay means children, ages 3, 4 and 5 years of age or below compulsory school attendance age, who are experiencing significant delays in the areas of physical, cognition, communication, socialemotional or adaptive development....
Last Posting Date: 4/15/09
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 2004 refers to the "use of a process that determines if (a) child responds to scientific, research-based intervention as part of . . . evaluation procedures" for specific learning disabilities. Sec. 614 (a)(6)(B). This process is described in the professional literature as "response to intervention" (RtI). Districts that use RtI as part of the evaluation process for SLD should consider the guidance provided by email on March 1, 2006.