Screen shot of slide: Accurate assessment is challenging

Wishful Thinking or Developmental Science? Appropriate Measurement of Part C Infant/Toddler Social-Emotional Outcomes

Presenters: Taletha Derrington (DaSy, NCSI), Pam Thomas (MO Dept of Elementary and Secondary Education), Catherine Hoelscher (UT Dept of Health), & Karen Finello (NCSI)

This panel discussion session is on how to accurately measure social-emotional outcomes and developmental progress among infants and toddlers enrolled in Part C services. The panel addresses the use of chronological age, functional age, and developmental trajectories to capture family input on functional level and developmental progress and to set goals for intervention services.

Presentation: Wishful Thinking or Developmental Science