ERIC Number: ED443204
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Aug-1
Reference Count: N/A
Guidelines: Evaluation Process.
North Dakota State Dept. of Public Instruction, Bismarck. Div. of Special Education.
These guidelines are intended to assist North Dakota educators in locating, identifying, and evaluating children and youth with special educational needs. They provide detailed information regarding required practices and recommended procedures in the areas of public awareness, child find, screening, referral, and the complete evaluation process. Guidelines are closely correlated with the specific regulations under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 1997. Following an introduction, the first section discusses location and identification including public awareness, child find, and screening. The second section discusses referral for evaluation, and the third section discusses the evaluation planning process which includes multidisciplinary teams, student demographics, student profiles, assessment plans, integrated written assessment reports, and determination of disability. The final two sections discuss reevaluation and independent evaluations. Appendices include the text of the relevant federal regulations and state recommended forms. (DB)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Disability Identification, Due Process, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Records (Forms), Referral, Student Evaluation
North Dakota Dept. of Public Instruction, Dept. of Special Education, 600 East Boulevard Ave., Dept 201, Bismarck, ND 58505-4149; Tel: 701-328-2277 (Voice); Tel: 701-328-4920 (TDD); Fax: 701-328-4149.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: North Dakota State Dept. of Public Instruction, Bismarck. Div. of Special Education.
Identifiers - Location: North Dakota
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments 1997