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IEE testing and reading programs.......


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Joined: Dec 09, 2008
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Posted Dec 09, 2008 at 8:46:23 AM
Subject: IEE testing and reading programs.......

my friend's seventh grader tested at a 3rd grade reading level. Based on this test, they want to move him from inclusion to self contained. My friend feels that the testing is inaccurate.

What tests should she specifically request as part of an IEE? Which reading assessment tools work best for kids with language processing deficits?

Also, what reading programs should the school be using? His grade school used Wilson, which worked well for him. His reading levels through 5th grade were not significantly lagging.

If the testing does turn out to be accurate, and the child's reading level is 2 or more years below grade level, is it possible for him to make adequate progress in an inclusion class? Or would a significant lag of 2 or more years signify that he should be in self-contained?

Fay

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scifinut
Joined Jul 11, 2005
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Posted:Dec 09, 2008 8:51:06 AM

Reading scores that are low would not indicate a need for a "self-contained" class but would indicate a need for learning support classes to help in that particular area. If he is having severe behavior issues as well, then he may need a self-contained class.

Remember - Least Restrictive Environment.

scifinut mom to: ms 16, bp/adhd/anxiety/complex ld mr. 20, add/dyslexic I hear and I forget I see and I remember I do and I understand. -Anonymous

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fay
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Posted:Dec 09, 2008 9:17:27 AM

he doesn't have behavior problems.

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ash
Joined Jan 31, 2009
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Posted:Jan 31, 2009 5:39:21 PM

your expert will look at his records and be able to know what testing is needed
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/IEP_guide/links/IEE_000993391696/

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my friend's seventh grader tested at a 3rd grade reading level. Based on this test, they want to move him from inclusion to self contained. My friend feels that the testing is inaccurate.

Quote fay:

What tests should she specifically request as part of an IEE? Which reading assessment tools work best for kids with language processing deficits?

Quote fay:

Also, what reading programs should the school be using? His grade school used Wilson, which worked well for him. His reading levels through 5th grade were not significantly lagging.

Quote fay:

If the testing does turn out to be accurate, and the child's reading level is 2 or more years below grade level, is it possible for him to make adequate progress in an inclusion class? Or would a significant lag of 2 or more years signify that he should be in self-contained?

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Fay

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/IEP_guide/links

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