Events and Conferences

Town Hall Meeting - Response to Intervention

Town Hall Meeting: November 16, 2006

The Town Hall meeting will focus on Response to Intervention as an alternative approach to identifying children with learning disabilities. We will discuss:
- Reasons for an alternative identification method
- Challenges for schools in introducing an alternative identification method
- Implications for parents and families
- Implications for schools and assessment strategies
- Implementing RTI in NYC

Doug Fuchs
Nicholas Hobbs Chair of Special Education and Human Development, Vanderbilt University
Lynn Fuchs
Nicholas Hobbs Professor of Special Education and Human Development, Vanderbilt University
Mark Alter
Professor of Educational Psychology, NYU Steinhardt
Elizabeth Truly
Consultant to AFT and UFT on Special Education Law and Policy

NYU Hemmerdinger Hall
100 Washington Square East

Thursday, November 16, 2006. 6:30-8:30 PM

Reception to Follow.

RSVP by November 3.

Sponsored by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Education and the Department of Teaching and Learning

Office of Special Programs, 212-992-9380