Step 1 - IDENTIFICATION
SAFE Team Referral
Speech Therapist Observation
Early Intervention Transitions
Doctor Referral - required for voice, swallowing and feeding
Step 2 - INFORMATION GATHERING / SCREENING
Screening is based on the specific area of concern and an informal assessment
Step 3 - REQUEST FOR PERMISSION TO EVALUATE
the informal assessment if a child displays the need for formalized
testing we will request parents permission to complete more formalized
Parent signature on the Initial Permission to Evaluate form is required
Step 4 - DIAGNOSTIC TESTING
Appropriate speech and/or language tests will be administered
Step 5 - EVALUATION REPORT
written report with input from parents, educators, and evaluation
results will be provided to the child's team (including parents,
teachers, counselors, LEA)
If a child does not qualify for Speech and Language Support the process ends.
A Notice of Recommended Educational Placement (NOREP) will be issued stating that the child is not eligible at this time.
Step 6 - INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM (IEP)
A written plan will be developed to address individual student needs.
This written plan will be reviewed and updated yearly.
Step 7 - NOTICE OF RECOMMENDED EDUCATIONAL PLACEMENT (NOREP)
Parent signature is required for child to receive Speech Language Support services
Step 8 - PLACEMENT IN SPEECH LANGUAGE SUPPORT PROGRAM
The student will begin to receive Speech and Language Support services