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SLD Policy Addendum and Resources

Additional technical assistance materials and guidance resources are available for all educators and practitioners
involved in evaluating and identifying students with SLDs through the NC MTSS Guidance - SLD Eligibility tab.

SLD Policies Addendum (effective July 1, 2020)

SLD Task Force White Paper

This paper provides stakeholders a review of the research and findings of the Specific Learning Disability Task Force which culminated in policy changes for the definition, evaluation and identification of students with Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD).

Fletcher, J. M., & Miciak, J. (2019). The identification of specific learning disabilities: A summary of research on best practices. Austin, TX: Texas Center for Learning Disabilities.
This report from the Texas Center for Learning Disabilities summarizes research on the identification of SLD and makes recommendations for best practice, regardless of the method used


Supporting Appropriate Evaluation and Identification of SLD:  A Framework to Guide Implementation August 2016

Specific Learning Disabilities within a Multi-Tiered System of Support January 27, 2015 

SLD Fact Sheets

These fact sheets are intended to be used as tools in establishing common language and understanding regarding the
transition to an instructional model of SLD evaluation and identification.

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