TITLE

Tertiary Intervention

AUTHOR(S)
Stecker, Pamela M.
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Teaching Exceptional Children;May/Jun2007, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the highest level of intervention in the three-tier response to intervention (RTI) model in use in certain U.S. schools, as of May 2007. The author explains that RTI is a method of identifying and providing instructional services to students who struggle academically or with specific learning disabilities (SLD), with tertiary intervention being the most intense and including the provision of special education. She briefly explains tiers one and two then explains how tertiary interventions differ from these. She uses a hypothetical student case study to illustrate progress through the tiers, identification of SLD, use of progress monitoring and interventions, and development of an individualized education program (IEP).
ACCESSION #
25204853

 

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