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Recommended Books

Response to Intervention

The following are recommended books for parents and educators.

Frequently Asked Questions About Response to Intervention
Frequently Asked Questions About Response to Intervention
By: Roger Pierangelo , George Giuliani

Increasingly, teachers are learning about the important role of Response to Intervention (RTI) in the success of every child. RTI is a multifaceted approach that provides immediate, relevant, and research-based services and interventions to students in general, compensatory, and special education. Written by two legal and special education experts, this concise, reader-friendly guide introduces educators to the purpose, core principles, legal basis, benefits, and application of this service delivery model.

Response to Intervention: A Practical Guide for Every Teacher
Response to Intervention: A Practical Guide for Every Teacher
By: William N. Bender , Cara Shores

As a result of NCLB legislation and the reauthorization of IDEA 2004, Response to Intervention (RTI) is now a mandated process for documenting the existence or nonexistence of a learning disability. For educators new to the RTI approach, Response to Intervention presents an overview of key concepts with guidelines for accountability practices that benefit students in inclusive classrooms.

RTI: A Practitioner's Guide to Implementing Response to Intervention
RTI: A Practitioner's Guide to Implementing Response to Intervention
By: Daryl F. Mellard , Evelyn Johnson

Written by leading special education researchers with the National Research Center on Learning Disabilities and the University of Kansas, this comprehensive yet accessible reference provides administrators with practical guidelines for launching RTI in their schools. Highlighting the powerful role that RTI can play in prevention, early intervention, and determining eligibility for special services, the authors cover the three tiers of RTI, schoolwide screening, progress monitoring, and changes in school structures and individual staff roles.

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