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ERIC Number: ED373460
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 44
Abstractor: N/A
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Using a Quality Indicator Checklist To Assess Technical Needs for Individuals and Families.
La Paro, Karen M.; And Others
This paper describes a needs assessment instrument that is intended to effectively communicate recommended practice ideas for serving children with disabilities to teachers, families, and service delivery personnel. The instrument is in the form of a quality indicators checklist and utilizes 143 statements of recommended practice. The inclusion of items is based upon 17 supporting principles and 7 student and family outcomes cited in the literature on serving children with severe disabilities. The checklist is attached and its indicators address the following six areas: (1) the school (setting, philosophy, personnel, service delivery, inclusion, and evaluation); (2) the classroom (organization, scheduling, and data collection); (3) the student (inclusion, adaptive/assistive devices, medical information, and positioning); (4) the family; (5) instruction (instructional strategies, communication, natural routines/settings, autonomy/competence, feedback, and evaluation); and (6) transition. The best practices quality indicators checklist is attached. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Family Needs; Quality Indicators