Pontiac School District’s Evaluation Plan to determine the existence of Specific Learning Disability (SLD):
Student will be referred to the Instructional Support Team (IST)
pertinent data will be collected from district and state assessments
and response to scientific, research-based intervention.
‘Review of Existing Evaluation Data’ (REED) meeting will be conducted to
provide guidance and structure for the development of both initial
evaluations and re-evaluations.
Student will be evaluated by a
multidisciplinary team, which may include, but not limited to school
psychologist, teacher consultant, social worker, teacher, and parent
In order to determine the existence of SLD, a student does not:
adequately for the student’s age or to meet State-approved grade-level
standards in one or more of the areas identified at 34 CFR§300.309
(a)(b)(1)(i) when provided with learning experiences and instruction
appropriate for the student’s age or State-approved grade level
Make sufficient progress to meet age or
State-approved grade-level standards in one or more of the areas
identified at 34 CFR§300.309 (a)(b)(1)(i) when using a process based on
the student’s response to scientific, research-based intervention.
The assessment must document a weakness in one or more of the following achievement areas: