- 96-001 Greenfield School District
- Did the district fail to protect the confidentiality of personally identifiable information regarding the complainant's daughter?
- 96-002 Elkhorn School District
- Did the district fail to initiate a multidisciplinary team (Mteam) evaluation of the child when it was requested by the child's mother at the beginning of the current school year? This issue held in abeyance.
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Assistive technology is any tool or device that a student with a disability uses to perform a task that he or she could not otherwise do or any tool the student uses to do a task more easily, faster, or in a better way. It may be a simple “low tech” device such as a pencil grip or an expensive “high tech” device such as an iPad.
WDPI has collected prevalence data on the number of children receiving special education services based on the educational determination of autism as the primary area of impairment since 1992. Data was not collected for the area of autism prior to 1992 as this special education identification category did not exist in state or federal special education law until 1992.
The department is very excited to announce the completion of Linguistically Culturally Diverse II: American Indian and Spanish Speaking. This guide joins the companion documents Linguistically and Culturally Diverse: African American and Hmong and Language Sample Analysis: The Wisconsin Guide.
The following is a list of resources that have been distributed for specific learning disabilities criteria workshops from January through June 2001.
SLD Powerpoint Slides - no speaker notes for printing handouts
SLD Powerpoint Slide presentation with speaker notes
- Instructions for use of powerpoint
All states have established standards for academic content across the grades. States are currently required to assess student knowledge for reading, math, and science. Wisconsin academic testing occurs in the fall for students in grades 3 through 8 and grade 10. The name of the assessment system in Wisconsin is the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS).
All students, including students with significant cognitive disabilities, deserve and have a right to a quality educational experience. This right includes, to the maximum extent possible, the opportunity to be involved in and meet the same challenging expectations that have been established for all students.