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Evaluation Summary and Eligibility Review (ESER)

The Department of Education & Early Development has developed web-based, interactive training courses for educators and parents on special education topics.

The Evaluation Summary and Eligibility Review (ESER) eLearning course offers educators the opportunity to learn:

  • The purpose of an evaluation
  • The role of parental consent in conducting an evaluation
  • Procedures involved in conducting an evaluation
  • The process of creating the ESER

This SPED Eligibility Categories eLearning course includes all 14 categories:

  • Autism
  • Deafness
  • Dual Sensory Impairment (Deaf-Blindness)
  • Early Childhood Developmental Delay
  • Emotional Disturbance (ED)
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Multiple Disabilities
  • Mental Retardation
  • Other Health Impairments
  • Orthopedic Impairment
  • Speech or Language Impairment
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Visual Impairment
  • Specific Learning Disability (LD)

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Course Reviews

Star Rating: 3 out of 4

  • This course gave a good role model for the eligibility process. I appreciated the videos.
  • The course was clear cut, easy to follow and a good refresher.
  • This course should be a requirement for any public school teacher.