Behavior Assessment for Children with Vision-Hearing Loss and Multiple Disabilities

Event Description

Assessment Considerations for Evaluating Children with Deafblindness and/or Low Incidence Disabilities Series

Presented by Melinda Wolford, PhD

Session 4: Behavior Assessment for Children with Vision-Hearing Loss and Multiple Disabilities 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explore evaluation approaches to assess and define functions of the child’s behavior;
  2. Investigate function/s of sensory-driven behaviors including sensory craving, sensory seeking, or sensory resisting responses;
  3. Understand mode and function/s of communication driven behaviors;
  4. Examine techniques and tools to gather data that better identifies the child’s behavioral responses across settings, environments, and with various caretakers;
  5. Discuss the array of observations methods to obtain a comprehensive picture of skills and behavioral responses

Session Description: The four-session professional learning series covers information on planning for the assessment, strategies, and tools to assess children with vision-hearing loss and/or multiple disabilities. The date, title of the session, and learning objectives for each session are listed below. All sessions will be held from 4:00 to 5:15 pm ET (3:00 to 4:15 CST). Participants may register for one or more of the sessions by clicking on the session’s registration link.

Event Details

Date: September 21, 2022

Time: 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Location
Zoom

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