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Colorado Department of Education Professional Development

Determining Specific Learning Disability Eligibility: An Overview

Audience: Educators, Other District/School Staff | Topic: English Learners, Special Education | Hosted by: Office of Special Education

On-Demand format. Determining Specific Learning Disability Eligibility: An Overview
On-Demand format

Presented by Veronica Fiedler


Learning Outcomes

Participants will...

  • be able to distinguish between MTSS and RtI and understand how they are interrelated.
  • develop an understanding of how to build a body of evidence through an RtI process in order to determine eligibility for Specific Learning Disability.
  • review considerations for ELs during the eligibility process for special education services. 

Study Guide

The topics below are topics main points that will be reiterated on the quiz should you choose to take it for a certificate. 

Components of MTSS Process

What is RtI?

4 Steps of problem solving process

What is a normed assessment?

Progress Monitoring

English Learners in regards to oral language and literacy skills. 

Contact Information

Veronica Fiedler

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