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Assessments

Assessment is a systematic way of gaining some understanding of ndividuals or families in order to make informed decisions. The purposes of assessment include screening, problem-solving, diagnosis, counseling and rehabilitation, and progress evaluation.

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Services and Programs

  • Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition (ADOS-2) Clinical Training
    The ADOS-2 is the standard instrument for assessing autism spectrum disorders (ASD) across age, developmental level, and language skills. TRIAD is sponsoring a 2-day training workshop in use of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition (ADOS-2) to help assess and diagnose ASD. The course provides detailed, initial training for people who plan to use the ADOS-2 in clinical or school settings, and is the first step in training to use the ADOS-2 in research.
  • Assessment
    A schoolhouse topic of Teacher/Pathfinder, an educational internet village
  • ERIC Clearinghouse Assessment and Evaluation
    ERIC Clearinghouse Assessment and Evaluation provides balanced information concerning educational assessment, evaluation and research methodology.
  • Guide to Peabody Library's collection on Dynamic Assessment
    Dynamic assessment is an interactive approach to conducting assessments within the domains of psychology, speech/language, or education, that focuses on the ability of the learner to respond to intervention.
  • National Center on Educational Outcomes
    The National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO) was established to provide national leadership in designing and building educational assessments and accountability systems that appropriately monitor educational results for all students, including students with disabilities and students with limited English proficiency.

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