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Specific Learning Disability (SLD) Resources

SLD Parent and Family Resources

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SLD Technical Assistance (TA) Documents

Guidelines and Rules

  • SLD in Colorado Rules and Federal Regulations - Update in Progress
    • The above document includes the sections from the Colorado Rules for the Administration of the Exceptional Children's Educational Act pertaining to Specific Learning Disabilities, as well as the sections of the Federal Regulations that are referenced in these Colorado Rules as also being applicable.
  • Guidelines for Identifying Students with Specific Learning Disabilities, Revised October, 2008 (PDF) (NOTE: Under Review 2017)
    • The guidelines above provide specific guidance in the implementation of the eligibility criteria and identification process for identifying students with Specific Learning Disabilities in Colorado.


IEP Forms (related to SLD)


Other Resources


National Organizations


For more information, please contact:

Jill Marshall
Phone: 303-866-6883
Email Jill Marshall

Veronica Fiedler
Phone: 303-866-6863
Email Veronica Fiedler


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