Individual Decisions

The resources in this section will be useful for teams responsible for solving academic problems at the individual student level.

Shapiro, Edward,  Academic Skills Problems: Direct Assessment and Intervention (2011). The Response to Intervention and Advancing Practitioners Expertise in Specific Learning Disabilities has used this book to further their skills in identifying and remediating academic skills problems. Individuals responsible for establishing resources, forms, and the critical thinking skills for effective academic problem solving will find this book practical and directly applicable in an MTSS system.

The RtI Action Network ( This website is dedicated to the effective implementation of Response to Intervention (RtI) and Multi-tiered Systems of Support (MTSS). It will guide educators and families during the implementation stages of RtI/MTSS at their school. These resources will help teachers identify struggling students early on so that they and every student receive the supports needed to access quality instruction.