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Additional Resources

Judy Elliott, who has worked in special education and other central-office roles in Long Beach, Calif., and Portland, Ore., recommends these resources for school leaders interested in learning more about response to intervention:

Books/Reports:
• Response to Intervention:Policy Considerations and Implementation by George Batsch et.al., available from National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Alexandria, Va., www.nasdse.org or 703-519-3800

• Response to Intervention Blueprints: District Level Edition by Judy L. Elliott and Diane Morrison, available from National Association of State Directors of Special Education

• Response to Intervention Blueprints: School Building Level Edition by Sharon Kearns and David Tilly, available from the National Association of State Directors of Special Education

Websites/Articles:

“Create Your Implementation Blueprint: Introduction” by Susan L. Hall

“Developing a Plan” by George Batsche

National Online RTI Forum 2008

RTI Action Network, particularly “What is RTI?”

“RTI and Math Instruction” by Amanda Van Der Heyden

“Response to Intervention in Secondary Schools: Is It on Your Radar Screen?” by Barbara J. Ehren

“School-Wide Positive Behavior Support and Response to Intervention” by George Sugai

“Tiered Instruction and Intervention in a Response-to-Intervention Model” by Edward S. Shapiro

“Why Adopt an RTI Model?” by David P. Prasse