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Chapter 1: The Special Education Disability Identification Process
Every professional working with children and adolescents will sometimes have concerns regarding a particular student's learning or behavioral difficulties. In this situation, the professional may need to adjust the student's program, adapt classroom procedures, and make a decision about whether to seek further advice. This book of checklists can be a valuable tool in this process.
All teachers continuously observe their students, and such observations are the source of valuable information about the student's individual needs. Other professionals will also use continuous observation as part of their professional assessment of the children or adolescents with whom they work. Using an appropriate checklist, the professional can organize his or her observations into a systematic framework. This ...