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Eligibility Determination for a Specific Learning Disability  
Welcome to the Oakland Schools site for Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD).
 
On the OS SLD site you will find the document, Oakland Schools Guidance: Eligibility Determination for a Specific Learning Disability (referred to as the OS SLD Guidance), and the companion Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) documents, as well as templates and resources. These documents were created to both assist districts in complying with all state rules and federal regulations regarding SLD, and to encourage districts to make a long-term plan for reshaping identification practices.
 
Oakland Schools is committed to assisting districts in the development of sound, defensible procedures and practices that fit the district’s unique service delivery context, and which are based on a careful review of the options, and established with an eye toward the future.   All the materials on SLD pages are intended for special education directors and supervisors, and the MET representatives who have a role in developing district procedures for the identification of SLD.
 
These resources may be downloaded below. For your convenience, all hyperlinks within the documents are embedded. You can access the links by hovering over the title with your mouse, and clicking.
 
If you intend to reproduce the files, it is best to print or copy directly from the downloaded file, due to the shading used throughout the document. Considering the large size of the files, downloading time may vary.
 


   
Oakland Schools Guidance: Eligibility Determination for a Specific Learning Disability

 

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OS Guidance: Eligibility Determination for a SLD

 

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Oakland Schools Guidance: Eligibility Determination for a Specific Learning Disability Frequently Asked Questions and FAQ Supplements

 

   

Knowledge and Skills Needed by the Multidisciplinary Evaluation Team (MET) for the Evaluation of a Specific Learning Disability (SLD)

 

Knowledge and skills needed by the MET in order to fulfill the requirements of the IDEA and MARSE for conducting and completing a full and individual evaluation of a student suspected of having a Specific Learning Disability or reevaluating a student with a Specific Learning Disability. The goal of this document is to assist districts in reflecting on the skills and knowledge of the MET and linking professional learning opportunities and resources available at Oakland Schools.

 

Knowledge and Skills Needed by the MET for the Evaluation of a SLD

       

 


Professional Learning 2014-2015

For more information or to register, please click on the title of the Professional Learning Event

  

Evaluation of a Specific Learning Disability (SLD) - An Overview

Thursday, November 20, 2014

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM


2014-15 SLD District Representative Series (By Invitation)

        Session I

        Thursday, November 13, 2014

         8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

 

        Session II

        Friday, January 30, 2015

        8:30 AM - 3:30 PM


       Session III

       Wednesday, April 1, 2015

       8:30 AM - 3:30 PM 

 

Download Information about a self-directed book study  

SLD SCECH Self-Study Course

 
Forms and Resources
 
Technical Assistance
 
Contact Information

Susan M. Koceski

248.209.2536 .

Twitter: @SusanKoceski

 

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