Effective School-Based Evaluation of Autism Spectrum Disorder

This session is from the NASP 2022 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 1,10
  • Skill Level: Intermediate

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. learn evidence-based assessment practices for students with ASD
  2. critically determine best practice assessment practices, based on student need
  3. accurately interpret and present comprehensive results to parents, educators, and other stakeholders

Description

Participants of this mini-skills session will learn the essential components of ASD evaluations, including which assessment procedures do not always need to be included. Tools used in the presenters' practice will be shared, analyzed, and discussed. Through discussion and practice, participants will reflect on their own processes and learn new strategies for conducting evidence-based evaluations of students suspected of having ASD.

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Presenter(s)

Elizabeth L. McKenney, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Chelsea M. Quick, PhD, Aurora Public Schools

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