|ASSESSMENT IN SPECIAL EDUCATION PLACEMENT
What is Assessment
Special education is
educational instruction or social services designed or modified to assist individuals with disabilities… a range of services, including social work services and rehabilitative counseling, provided to individuals with disabilities from ages 3-21 through the public school system, including instruction given in the classroom, at home or in institutions (Gale Group, 1998, p. 1).
With the ever-increasing accountability pressure on school districts today regarding the performance of their pupils and a wide variety of interested parties ranging from parents to bureaucrats