Talk to your child: find out how he or she feels about school, as well as his or her likes and dislikes.
Speak with your child’s teachers: find out if your child is having difficulty with homework, is unable to complete work independently, begins but can’t complete assignments, or has difficulty recalling the related instruction during the school day.
Observe and listen to your child at home: does he or she complain about physical illnesses or invent excuses in order to stay home from school?
Does your child have friends and maintain friendships?
Does your child talk about or know the names of classmates?
Does your child only use negative comments when talking about school?
Develop a profile of your child to share with the school staff.
Interventions that assistance teams (PSTs) should consider
Curriculum modifications/alternative materials
Alternative intervention programs
Alternative assessment strategies
Extended time allowances for specific assignments
Variation in instruction to match learning styles
Study skills materials and curricula to support access to general education