Identification

Definition

A process used to determine whether a child has a disability.

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Reading Rockets

In this one-hour webcast, national experts Dr. Don Deshler, Dr. Jack Fletcher, and Dr. Rick Wagner provide information and answer questions about using Response To Intervention (RTI) to help students with LD.

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U.S. Government Publishing Office

View the definition of a "learning disability" as defined by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Many students with reading difficulties, including students with dyslexia, will be provided for under the "specific learning disability" category.

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U.S. Department of Education

Read the text of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and relevant regulations.

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