Special Resource Material Developed by the Center

Title: Response to Intervention (Newsletter, V 11(4), Fall, 2006)

Description: The concept of Response to Intervention is finding its way into schools with a significant push from the federal government and with a particular emphasis on reducing inappropriate diagnoses for special education. For example, as stated in the 4/20/06 U.S. Department of Education Request for Special Education Research Grants, ?RTI holds significant promise when it is conceptualized as a multi-tiered (typically three-tiers) systems approach that integrates general and special education.?

Access at:   http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/pdfdocs/newsletter/fall06.pdf.