The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) calls for effective identification of Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD). This comprehensive resource offers school-based professionals a timely "how-to" guide to implementing a quality, three-tiered response-to-intervention (RTI) model in public school settings. It offers concrete, balanced perspectives and directions for implementing an evidence-based and effective RTI model in public schools. In addition, an accompanying CD-ROM includes reproducible forms, surveys, and screening tools. School psychologists and special education professionals and teachers will benefit from this volume.