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Regulations implementing the 2004 Amendments to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act "allow a parent to request an initial evaluation at any time to determine if a child is a child with a disability. The use of response to intervention strategies cannot be used to delay or deny the provision of a full and individual evaluation...to a child suspected of having a disability..." Excerpt from a Letter to the State Directors of Special Education from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, January 21, 2011

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Governor Abbott declares October is LD Awareness Month in Texas

Thank you to Texas Governor Abbott for declaring October as Learning Disabilities Awareness Month! You are helping LDATX advocate, educate, and support those affected by learning disabilities. Full Text  To …

Nominate a Texas Educator for a Bright Light Award Until Oct. 15

  Do you know a Texas educator who works with special education or 504 students in the K-12 setting? Someone who uses promising and innovative practices in the classroom? Who …

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How Teachers Can Help Students with Learning Disabilities

A Q&A with Gregg French, special education teacher at Bullard Havens Technical High School and president of LDA Connecticut Accommodations and Strategies What are some accommodations and teaching strategies that…

An IEP Meeting Guide for Educators

With Gregg French, special education teacher at Bullard Havens Technical High School and president of LDA Connecticut Preparing for an IEP Meeting For a first time teacher, whether they’re special…

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