MDE’s English Learner Companion to Promoting Fair Evaluations. There are a several chapters that are very helpful when thinking about evaluation and assessment of multi-lingual learners. Please note that any mention of pre-referral interventions does not apply to the preschool population, as OSEP has been very clear that RTI/MTSS cannot delay the referral for a special education evaluation for a Pre-K child suspected of having a disability.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
Tips for Assessing Bilingual Children As a Monolingual SLP
Multicultural Affairs and Resources (Note especially the Practice Resources and Practice Portal)
MDE’s Q&A from Compliance and Assistance:
Q&A: Evaluation Due Process Requirements for English Learner Students