Parent Resources
National Tools  
  • This booklet reviews the basic components of any RtI process and includes questions parents might want to ask their child’s school to learn more about their RtI process.  Also included are ways parents can get involved in the process and what to do and where to go if parents have questions or concerns. 
  • This online pamphlet was designed to help families understand RtI. It provides families with questions to ask the school about RtI and helps families understand how RtI may be used with their child.
  • The RTI Action Network is dedicated to the effective implementation of Response to Intervention (RTI) in school districts nationwide. Their goal is to guide educators and families in the large-scale implementation of RTI so that each child has access to quality instruction and that struggling students – including those with learning disabilities – are identified early and receive the necessary supports to be successful. The RTI Action Network is a program of the National Center for Learning Disabilities, funded by the Cisco Foundation and in partnership with the nation’s leading education associations and top RTI experts. The link above provides families with information and resources to enable their understanding and participation in RtI implementation.
  • This article, by Kathleen McLane, appears on the family resources link of the National Center on Student Progress Monitoring website. The author gives parents a basic overview of curriculum based-measurement and its benefits. A link to an additional article is provided for parents seeking more detailed information about CBM.