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2010

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Utah State University

Access skill assessment

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The Effects Of In-Service Teacher Training On Correct Implementation Of Assessment And Instructional Procecdures For Teachers Of Individuals With Profound Multiple Disabilities, Erin L. Horrocks May 2010

The Effects Of In-Service Teacher Training On Correct Implementation Of Assessment And Instructional Procecdures For Teachers Of Individuals With Profound Multiple Disabilities, Erin L. Horrocks

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A multi component training package (live training, video modeling, role playing, and feedback) was used to train teachers to assess and instruct students with profound multiple disabilities. Phase 1 of the study included training seven in-service teachers to conduct assessment in three areas: (a) preference assessment (i.e., potential reinforcing items), (b) controlled body movement assessment (i.e., gross and fin motor skills), and (c) access skill assessment (i.e., assessment of basic skills or prerequisite skills that are necessary for student to master before entering into further instruction). The assessment result yielded the following information for each student participant ...