RRISD Think Tank • Committee brought together to discuss possible changes to Low Incidence Disability (LID) services • Students who will have the opportunity to participate in the new programming are currently receiving services in: • Functional Academic Classrooms (FAC) • Structured Learning Classrooms (SLC) • Pre-school Program for Children with Disabilities (PPCD)
RRISD Think Tank • Committee made up of: • Teachers • Principals • Support staff (APE, Speech, OT, PT, VI, Assessment) • Parent Liaisons
RRISD “Think Tank” Findings • Information was considered from • Comparable districts • Parent surveys • Teacher surveys • What’s Working – RRISD / LID • The Way It Is – RRISD LID Service Delivery Models • Identified / Prioritized Current Challenges for RRISD / LID • Staffing • Structure / Diversity • Size / Safety • Think Tank Teams – Focused on: • Other District LID Service Models • LID Parent Feedback • RRISD Staff Feedback
Work Team Findings Service delivery models from comparable districts
Work Team Findings How do RRISD parents feel about LID Services in our district?
Parent Focus Group Strengths of LID Programs: Concerns Related to LID Programs: • Good Teacher: Parent communication • Teacher knowledge of child • Access to support services for families • Level Change from PPCD – LID Services • Staff : Student Ratio • Student #s • Multiple Disabilities • Classroom Size / Environ. Arrangements • Student Safety • Ed. Asst’s knowledge • Lev Change 2nd-3rd SLC
Parent Focus Group – Considerations for Improved Service Delivery:
Parent Focus Group – Considerations for Improved Service Delivery: (cont’d)
Work Team Findings How do RRISD staff feel about LID Services?
Think Tank Recommendations 1. Create levels of service delivery based on specific, individualized needs. 2. Create a communication setting for our students who need additional support and instruction in functional communication
Recommendation Committee Proposal for Service Delivery Models in Round Rock ISD
Questions: Kelli McAnally, LID Coordinator 1311 Round Rock Ave. Round Rock, TX 78681 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org