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Tag Archives: Child Outcomes
FFY 2020 Child Outcomes Data Highlights
ECTA and DaSy Center staff discuss the national performance data for indicators C3 and B7, including national data, state variations in performance, and TA resources
No Need to Reinvent the Wheel: Professional Development Resources to Reinforce Core COS Practices
This session explored available Child Outcomes Summary (COS) resources that help teams focus on functionality, cover the breadth of the outcomes, develop age-anchoring skills, determine ratings with the decision tree, and engage families in COS conversations. Participants discovered how these resources can improve, refresh, or refine team implementation of the COS process. Professional development providers and technical assistance staff using these resources shared strategies for practical implementation of quality learning activities for busy practitioners.
Data Detective: Looking for Patterns in Child Outcomes Data to Assess Data Quality (Workshop)
In this workshop, participants engaged in practical exercises to look for expected and unexpected patterns in their own data with the goal of increasing competence with data quality and prioritizing areas for data quality improvement.
Data Detective: Looking for Patterns in Child Outcomes Data to Assess Data Quality (Concurrent Session)
In this session, participants engaged in practical exercises to look for expected and unexpected patterns in their own data with the goal of increasing competence with data quality and prioritizing areas for data quality improvement.
Engaging & Empowering Families in Child Outcomes Conversations: Tips from Families and Practitioners
Tips to address challenges in COS conversations were gathered from family members and practitioners. This presentation summarized those tips and highlighted related resources to incorporate those tips into Child Outcomes Summary (COS) team discussions.
Improving Data Quality Using the Child Outcomes Summary Knowledge Check (COS-KC) with Practitioners
The COS-KC assessment checks if practitioners have background knowledge needed to participate in a high-quality Child Outcomes Summary process. These presentation slides are from an IDIO Conference session introducing the COS-KC and helping state staff consider how the COS-KC might enhance their outcomes data collection and professional development activities.
IDEA Child Outcomes Highlights for FFY 2020
For Part C Early Intervention, a comparison of national averages from FFY 2019 to FFY 2020 showed increases in some outcomes and decreases in others. There was an increase in […]
Aligning a Child’s Functional Skills with the Breadth of the Three Child Outcomes
This resource supports high-quality Child Outcomes Summary (COS) ratings by helping teams connect their observations of children’s functional skills and behaviors with the three child outcomes. Effectively aligning functional skills […]
SPP/APR Basics, What You Need to Know
The "SPP/APR Basics, What You Need to Know" training series is a collection of self-directed modules that provide a basic understanding of the IDEA Part C and Part B 619 State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report (SPP/APR) indicators and their requirements.