The current clinical practice in NYC is out of sync with the federal law, NYSED policy, and NYCDOE’s own policies. The current over-reliance on standardized test scores to identify disability leads to bilingual, minority children and adolescents, and those from lower income families being over-identified as having a disability. It is time to shift the current clinical practice regarding the assessment of NYCDOE children. This memo talks about the need to align clinical practice with recommendations that follow such a model, rather than continuing to have an over-reliance on standardized test scores during evaluations.
Amharic/ኣማርኛ/Amarenya Arabic/عربي Assessment Cleft Palate Cleft Palate Books Cleft Palate Documents Cleft Palate Evaluation and Treatment Modules for Professionals cleft palate screener Cleft Palate Speech Strategies for Parents Cleft Palate Speech Training Institute Cleft Palate Therapy Word Games Cleft Palate VPI Contemporary Approaches to Intervention DDPE English english cleft palate books English Cleft Palate Therapy Word Games French French/Français Hindi/हिंदी igbo International Work Kiswahili Language Sample Law and Policy Malagasy Malagasy Therapy Word Games Mandarin/普通话/普通話/Putonghua Mandarin/普通话/普通話/Putonghua Therapy Word Games Model Evaluations Narrative PDE Portuguese/Português Practice Book Video Tutorials Related Research Relevant Research Report Writing Response to Intervention (RTI) SLAM Spanish/Español Spanish Cleft Palate Spanish Cleft Palate Therapy Word Games Test Reviews Therapy Therapy Word Games