Process for Specific Learning Disability Determination

Beecher Community School District

District Process for Determination of a Specific Learning Disability 

Pattern of Strengths and Weakness Process

Beecher School District uses a Pattern of Strengths and Weaknesses Process for the determination of a Specific Learning Disability for all buildings and all grades in the district and includes the following:

1. The student does not achieve 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)(1)(i) when provided with learning experiences and instruction appropriate for the student’s age or State – approved grade-level standards; and The student exhibits a pattern of strengths and weaknesses in performance, achievement, or both, relative to age, State-approved grade-level standards, or intellectual development, that is determined by the MET to be relevant to the identification of a SLD, using appropriate assessments, consistent with IDEA Evaluation Procedures and Additional Requirements for Evaluations and Reevaluations.