Parent Resources

These resources are for parents and caregivers who want to learn more about RTI. You’ll find information about RTI and activities you can do at home with your child in both English and Spanish.

Building RTI Capacity Project-Developed Resources

Booklets
Booklets

Respuesta a la Intervención (RTI): Información para Padres

Revised in 2018, this booklet answers parents’ frequently asked questions about Response to Interventio. This resource is written in Spanish. 

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Booklets
A Resource for Student Evaluation Personnel in Schools Implementing Response to Intervention (RTI) (Revised)

Resource for Student Evaluation Personnel Working in Schools Implementing Response to Intervention (RtI) (Revised)

Revised in 2018 to reflect legislation related to parental notice, this booklet provides information and tools related to RTI and special education, collaborating for effective interventions, and using data to make intervention decisions. After exploring the new resource, please provide your feedback by completing the three-question,anonymous survey at https://utexas.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eURYIr14gtlugnz.  Thank you!

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Booklets
RTI - Straight Talk for Parents Revised

Response to Intervention (RTI): Straight Talk for Parents (Revised)

Booklet that answers parents’ frequently asked questions about RTI.

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Texas Resources

Links & Websites
Links & Websites about Texas Project First

Texas Project First

Website with information and resources for parents of children identified with learning disabilities (specifically within the state of Texas).

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Booklets
Booklets

Comprehension Instruction

Booklet about research-based comprehension instruction, including explicit strategy lessons and questioning the author.

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Booklets
Booklets

Research-Based Content Area Reading Instruction

Booklet that describes teaching expository texts, vocabulary, word identification, reading fluency, and comprehension strategies across all classrooms.

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Booklets
Booklets

Beginning Reading Instruction: Components and Features of a Research-Based Reading Program

Booklet describing an effective elementary reading program, including 12 essential instructional components, 8 campus-level features, and 8 instructional features related to struggling readers.

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Booklets
Booklets

Promoting Vocabulary Development: Components of Effective Vocabulary Instruction

Booklet with vocabulary lesson ideas and strategies, including explicit instruction, concept maps, word webs, semantic feature analysis, and advanced word study.

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