Wisconsin RtI Center: Response to Intervention (RtI) and Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) are concepts that require parent engagement to be successful. This site offers a wealth of information to give families the confidence to participate in the process as they engage with their child’s school to implement and sustain these practices. The WI RtI Center offers a series of online modules for families explaining RtI and the relationship between RtI and PBIS. With each module a list of activities is offered to support parent learning.
The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) website provides great information within the guide book. It is clear, concise, and very informative. In addition to the guide book, Topics addressed include parent perspective, tiered interventions, check lists and worksheets. In addition, this site is a good place to go for information that is helpful to parents of children with learning disabilities and also relevant to a broader population of special needs areas.
Families are critical partners in effective implementation of RTI. As states and school districts work to implement an RTI process that provides early help to struggling students, parents need to understand the essential components of RTI and the roles they can play in supporting their child’s success. There is a long list of topics related to RtI and specific information including research articles, definitions, identification of signs suggesting increased and more intensive support.