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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.
2005-2006 through 2012-2013
By February 1 of each year, the State is required to submit an Annual Performance Report which measures and reports on the State's progress in meeting the targets and goals specified in the Wisconsin State Performance Plan to the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP).
Individualized Education Programs
- What is an IEP?
- The IEP has the meaning given in 34 CFR 300.320.
300.320 Definitions related to IEPs. (a) Individualized education program. As used in this part, the term individualized education program or IEP means a written statement for each child with a disability that is developed, reviewed, and revised in a meeting in accordance with ss. 300.321-300.324.
Parent Involvement in Education for Children with Disabilities
The Wisconsin Statewide Parent-Educator Initiative (WSPEI) is a service for parents, educators, and others interested in parent-educator partnerships for children with disabilities.
Assessing Students Needs for Assistive Technology (ASNAT) Fifth Edition
ASNAT is designed to help educational teams assess a students need for assistive technology. ASNAT provides a wealth of information about assistive technology. The first chapter explains the assessment procedure and forms that the Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative (WATI) has developed to support school teams as they engage in the assessment process. Subsequent chapters provide detailed information on specific categories of AT.
The DPI expects to receive approximately $102.3 million under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part B and Preschool Grants Programs to provide special education and related services to children with disabilities. Part B provides funds for children ages 3-21, and the Preschool Grant Program provides funds for children ages 3-5. Funds may only be used for special education. Since summer school programs are not special education, funds may not be used for summer school programs. See Information Update Bulletin No.
|A7.||How soon after a budget is submitted will it be reviewed?|
|A10.||I dont remember my password for the Special Education Portal. What should I do?|
|E4.||What is the 50% rule?|
|E11.||Where do LEAs report a reduction in required MOE?|
|E16.||What effect does the voluntary expenditure of funds for CEIS have on reducing required MOE using the 50% rule?|
IDEA 2004 Special Education Paraprofessional Requirements
Under IDEA 2004 612 (A)(14)(B), the Wisconsin Special Education Paraprofessional meets the state requirements of the law through obtaining a Special Education Program Aide License (883).