It is very important that you go to the PPT meeting. Write the date of the meeting on your calendar, put a reminder in your phone if you have one, or ask someone to help you remember the date and time of the meeting.
At the PPT meeting,
the team talks about child’s performance (academic, social, behavior).
you will have the chance to talk about your concerns about your child’s performance.
you should ask for your child to be evaluated for special education services.
the team makes a decision about what evaluations the school will conduct.
the parent must agree to the evaluations in writing.
An evaluation is a way to gather important information about your child from different sources (including you). The evaluation will help you and the school make important decisions about your child's education.
Evaluations may include:
Educational testing to determine general intelligence and current levels of academic performance;
Physical and/or occupational therapy evaluation of fine and gross motor skills;
Social work or behavioral assessment;
Psychological or psychiatric evaluation;
Hearing and vision examinations;
Medical exams (but only to diagnose a student’s needs).