Research and Best Practices in SLD: Facilitated Review and Discussion with Problem-Solving Teams


Session Dates

Friday January 14, 2022 8:30 AM - 11:45 AM - Webinar

This session is designed to assist advanced tier problem-solving teams (Tier 3) with enhanced decision-making regarding student need and eligibility issues associated with specific learning disabilities. Teams will have the opportunity to review and discuss a culmination of 20 years of SLD research and best practices.


Attendees will be able to:

  • Describe the why behind the RTI approach
  • Identify best practices related to SLD Identification
  • Explain how their current practices align with existing research and best practices and steps that may result in closer alignment

Target Audience

Tier 3 Problem-Solving Teams implementing a multi-tiered system of support and using the RTI approach to inform SLD Determination, including but not limited to: General and Special Education Administrators, School Psychologists, Reading Specialists/Advanced Tier Providers, Speech/Language Therapists, ESL Teachers, Special Education Teachers Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Kelly Kapp, at 717-901-2271, or

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


PaTTAN Educational Consultant

Event Contact:


Kelly Kapp

Content Contact:

Jennifer Collins