Association for Behavior Analysis International

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32nd Annual Convention; Atlanta, GA; 2006

Workshop Details

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Workshop #W52
CE Offered: PSY/BACB
Linking Assessment to Practice: How to Analyze Assessment Scores to Design Effective Educational Programming for Learners with Autism
Friday, May 26, 2006
6:00 PM–9:00 PM
Area: PRA; Domain: Applied Research
CE Instructor: Alison L. Moors, M.A.
ALISON L. MOORS (Fabrizio/Moors Consulting), HOLLY ALMON (Fabrizio/Moors Consulting), KELLY J. FERRIS (Fabrizio/Moors Consulting), SARA J. PAHL (Fabrizio/Moors Consulting)
Description: When working with children with autism, clinicians and parents are faced with varied and countless reports of assessment protocols from the initial diagnosis and throughout the student's educational career. This workshop is specifically designed to target service providers and parents working with kids with autism who want to gain a better understanding of academic/achievement testing and how the results can aide in future educational programming.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the workshop, the participant will be able to: 1. Define types of assessments commonly used in educational programming. 2. Define parts of assessment score reports when shown examples 3. List examples of criterion and normed referenced assessments conducive to educational planning \4. Create example educational plans using sample assessment data
Activities: While some lecture will be used, emphasis will be placed on audience participation through discussion as well as participants performing the objectives or components of this workshop.
Audience: This is an introductory level workshop designed for clinicians, parents, teachers or anyone else responsible for designing educational programming for students with autism. Applied knowledge of behavior analytic teaching techniques and subsequent terminology is required.
Content Area: Practice
Instruction Level: Basic



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