This session will address strategies for designing evaluations for secondary students with significant support needs that describe the impact of their disability, identify their critical needs, and support the development and provision of meaningful supports. Throughout this session, we will discuss: (a) the domains to be addressed by evaluations for secondary students; (b) utilizing information gathered from commonly administered measures to support transition planning; (c) measures that can be administered to gather information about a student’s intensity and pattern of support needs; and (d) strategies for developing a meaningful PLAAFP.
This is a recorded session from the Hill Country Summer Institute 2022 conference, which may be viewed anytime 6/22/22 through 8/15/22. This recorded session has a short quiz following the recording in order to give asynchronous credit.
For Information on how to launch your recorded session:
eCampus CEs: 3.0 Hours
NASP CPDs: 3.0 Hours
About Our Presenter: Dr. Sarah Roberts Carlson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of New Mexico. She received her PhD in Special Education from the University of Kansas in 2021. Through her research, she seeks to promote positive outcomes in adulthood for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Specifically, Sarah’s research focuses on understanding long-term services and supports available to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families’ experiences learning about and engaging with these systems. Sarah’s research interests are grounded in her experience as a sibling of an adult with Down syndrome and as a transition specialist for a school district in Colorado.