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Be sure to see Special Education Considerations for English Language Learners: Delivering a Continuum of Services 2nd Edition By Else Hamayan, Barbara Marler, Cristina Sanchez-Lopez, Jack Damico

Practitioner Brief A Cultural, Linguistic, and Ecological Framework for Response to Intervention with English Language Learners Looking through the lens of culturally responsive practice, this report considers how best to implement Response to Intervention (RTI) in a way that will provide equitable educational opportunity for students who are English Language Learners.

Developing a Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Approach to Response to Instruction and Intervention RtIĀ² for English Language Learners Connecting to WIDA Standards, Assessments and other Resources WIDA Consortium Select File to Download Original

Colorin Colorado Special Education Resources This link includes multiple resources, including a webinar.

Making RTI Work with English Learners - Dr. Jana Echevarria
In this webinar, Dr. Jana Echevarria provides an overview of RTI and addresses the special considerations needed when implementing an RTI process with English learners. Specifically, she discusses the importance of Tier 1 instruction and progress monitoring as well as Tier 2 and Tier 3 interventions. Distinguishing a learning problem from the second language acquisition process is also be addressed.

When ELLs Struggle: Recognizing the Signs This table highlights examples of similarities between possible linguistic, cultural, and learning disability (LD) explanations for behaviors demonstrated by ELLs.

Response to Intervention in Reading for English Language Learners

By: Sharon Vaughn and Alba Ortiz This article briefly highlights the knowledge base on reading and RTI for ELLs, and provides preliminary support for the use of practices related to RTI with this population.

Special Education Resources These resources were collected by J Gordon in her favorites www.netvouz.com/jgordon