Week_5_IRIS_2 - Week 5 IRIS 2 1 What are the two options for identifying students with learning disabilities Briefly summarize each one IQ-Achievement

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Week 5: IRIS 2 1. What are the two options for identifying students with learning disabilities? Briefly summarize each one. - IQ-Achievement Discrepancy Model is where the traditional method used to determine whether a student has a learning disability and needs special education services. However, students with learning disabilities, however, exhibit unexpected learning difficulties because their level of achievement is far below what is predicted by their IQ scores. - Response-to-Intervention (RTI) Approach is where struggling students’ skills are monitored to determine whether they show adequate growth following the implementation of high-quality instruction. Students who do not respond adequately to research-validated instruction in the general education classroom are provided with increasingly intensive and validated interventions. Students’ progress in skill areas of concern is monitored frequently (e.g., weekly), and the data collected inform subsequent
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