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Trial Placement For Diagnostic Purposes

A trial placement is a program that is forty days or less and is used for the initial evaluation or reevaluation of a child’s special education eligibility or current individualized education program (IEP). This is a temporary educational placement and can be full-time or used in combination with other educational programs. The child’s planning and placement team (PPT) must create a written document outlining the goals of the program, and meet with the staff who work with the child at least once every ten days to get a progress report and make adjustments as needed. Once it is determined what the child’s needs are, the trial placement must conclude. Finally, the PPT must meet five days before the end of the trial placement to discuss the child’s special education eligibility and IEP status.

Read more about trial placement for diagnostic purposes here: https://casetext.com/regulation/connecticut-administrative-code/title-10-education-and-culture/children-requiring-special-education/section-10-76d-conditions-of-instruction/section-10-76d-14-trial-placement-for-diagnostic-purposes

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