Identifying Children with Special Needs

Identifying Children with Special Needs

Use at least 1 practicum hour to interview a school psychologist and/or school employee who are involved in the process of identifying children with special needs. Include the following: What is the identification process for birth to preschool and kindergarten to third grade? What are the assessments used for identification? What is the family involvement and role in the process? What resources are available to families? What instructional and assistive technology is used? What is the student placement model for the school/district? What is the teacher’s involvement and role in the process in #6? What is the role classroom assessments play in the identification process? Additional relevant information. In 500-750 words, summarize the interview responses and include the following analysis: What did you learn from the responses? How will what you learned effect your future classroom?