Office of Special Programs

21 Page Avenue

Cohoes, NY 12047

(518) 237.0990


Erin Hill

Director of Special Programs


Karen Ronesi

Assistant Director of Special Programs



A Parent's Guide to Response to Intervention (RTI)

The National Center for Learning Disabilities' RTI Action Network has developed this guide for parents and schools involved in implementing RTI in the elementary grades. It is important to note that this publication provides an overview of RTI. View or download a copy here>>

Cohoes Response to Intervention Process

Response To Intervention Flowchart

(The form above is in PDF format, which require Adobe Acrobat Reader to view. Acrobat Reader can be downloaded for free from the Adobe Acrobat website.)


New Guidance - Response to Intervention

NYSED is pleased to announce the release of the document Response to Intervention: Guidance for New York State School Districts. The purpose of the guidance document is to provide information and guidance to school districts on how to design and implement an effective RtI process. This guidance document should be used in conjunction with information available from the NYS Response to Intervention Technical Assistance Center (NYS RtI-TAC) at


National Association for School Psychologists

Response to Intervention: A Primer for Parents

Implementing RTI, Assessment Practices and Response to Intervention



What You Need to Know about IDEA 2004 Response to Intervention (RTI): New Ways to Identify Specific Learning Disabilities


International Reading Association

Response to Intervention (RTI) in IDEA 2004

Focus on Response to Intervention


National Center for Learning Disabilities NCLD

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