FASP Summer Institute 2010 | Resources
Shifting Gears SLD & RtI | Specific Learning Disabilities & Rules

Florida Response to Intervention:


Student Support Services:



Professional Development

Evidenced Based Practices & Implementation

Response to Intervention


Learning Disabilities


Memos-Florida Department of Education

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Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services (BEESS)
Weekly Memorandum Excerpts–Related to Problem-solving and Response to Instruction/Intervention

Compilation of Stakeholder Concerns and FLDOE Responses Regarding the Revised SLD Rule
DPS: 2009-57

REVISED – Requirements for Students with SLD: Eligibility Determinations in the Interim Prior to Revision of State Board of Education Rule 6A-6.03018, F.A.C.
Memorandum-March 25, 2008

General Education Intervention Requirements for Home Education and Private School Students under Rule 6A-6.0331, F.A.C.
Memorandum-June 27, 2008

General Education Interventions Prior to Referral for Special Education
Memorandum-December 23, 2008

Response to Intervention for Gifted Learners
DPS: 2009-001

Further Clarification–Response to Intervention and Students Identified as Gifted
Memorandum-February 4, 2009


The State of Learning Disabilities

Monitoring Student Progress in Individualized Educational Programs Using Curriculum–Based Measurement


National Research Center on Learning Disabilities
Help policymakers, and parents understand the importance of making sound decisions regarding whether a child has a specific learning disability. Includes research on best practices associated with responsiveness to intervention.

LD Resource Kit

National Center for Learning Disabilities
NCLD provides information to parents, professionals, and individuals with learning disabilities. Promotes research and programs to foster effective learning, and advocates for policies to protect educational rights and opportunities.