News and Updates

How Has COVID-19 Impacted the Social-Emotional Development of Children?

Data Byte: social-emotional development of preschool children with IEPs in California: 76%-67%: almost 10% decrease in those meeting age expectations.Across the country we are seeing impacts on the social-emotional development of young children due to COVID. National experts explain that these impacts are the result of exacerbated adverse childhood experiences, limited opportunities for social interaction, and reduced enrollment in Pre-K and early intervention services.

Visit to find your local preschool outcomes data in social-emotional development!

Learn Lab: Planning Instruction Using DRDP Results for Special Education

Learn Lab: Planning Instruction Using DRDP Results for Special Education, Tuesday, December 5th, 2023 – 2:30-3:30 PMThe authentic assessment process used to complete the DRDP, and the reports produced following the assessment, provide a rich profile of a child’s learning and development.

We will describe and practice how DRDP profiles inform:

  • Present levels of performance or development on the IEP or IFSP
  • Long term goals
  • What to teach next
  • Linking the DRDP to the California Early Learning Foundations

Tuesday, December 5th, 2023 – 2:30-3:30 PM

Discover DR Access Outcomes!

How is your SELPA or district doing on improving its child outcomes for preschool children with IEPs?
States are required to report annually on preschool child outcomes for all 3, 4, and 5-year-old children with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) to the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) as part of their State Performance Plans.

The DR Access Outcomes website illustrates California’s child outcomes results at the state, SELPA and district level.

Check out this short video for more information:

Missed the Webinar? Here's the Recording

If you missed our Coffee Break or Learn It and Use It sessions, access the recordings anytime. Use in professional development, at staff meetings, or for in-service events.

Learn It and Use It Break It Down Video screenshotNew! Learn It and Use It: Breaking it Down: Identifying Learning Targets from DRDP Results
Review how to break down goals into proximal learning targets using the authentic assessment information from the DRDP to determine the knowledge and skills to teach in daily activities, routines, and transitions for children with IFSPs and IEPs.


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