For this task, assume that a parent has asked you about possible special education services for their child due to consistent academic difficulties. Assume you are in the role as an education professional. Provide a response to this parent that addresses the following:
- Pre-Referral Process
- Pre-Referral Intervention Process
- The Referral Process
- Evaluation Procedures
- Eligibility for Special Education Services
- Individualized Education Program (IEP) Development
- Special Education Placement and Inclusion
- Stakeholder Collaboration and Support
Your response should be sufficiently detailed yet not overly lengthy to support the parent’s understanding of whether special education services should be pursued for their child.
Length: 3-5 pages, not including title and reference pages.
References: Minimum of 3 scholarly resources.
Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards. Review APA Form and Style.