ERIC Number: EJ1049822
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 24
When a Student Does Not Qualify for Special Education: Issues and Recommendations
Schultz, Edward; Stephens, Tammy L.; Lindt, Suzanne F.
Preventing School Failure, v59 n2 p116-119 2015
The authors describe the issues that assessment specialists confront when a student referred for special education testing does not qualify for services. This article reviews some of the causes for students not meeting the eligibility requirements and concludes with recommendations to prevent as well as respond appropriately when a designation of "does not qualify" is given. Recommendations for working with these types of results include communication, support, improving professional judgment.
Descriptors: Special Education, Eligibility, Referral, Screening Tests, Diagnostic Tests, Change Strategies, Learning Disabilities, Instructional Effectiveness, Motivation, Severity (of Disability), Professional Development, Capacity Building, Teamwork, Communication Strategies
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