Worksheet for Leading Focused Conversations with Families to Help Complete the Interim DRDP for Special Education/Infant-Toddler

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Child’s name:________________________
Assessment period:________________________
Family Member:________________________
Date of Conversation:________/________/________

If confident with existing documentation (including your and other’s observations) indicate a rating. If more information/documentation is needed to rate the measure, fill in the other columns for that measure.

Measures on the
Interim DRDP for Special Ed/Infant-Toddler View

 

Approaches to Learning–Self-Regulation (ATL-REG)

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a rating

List family and child
routines/activities that
are likely opportunities
for observing skills
related to the measure

Indicate
which of these
routines/
activities
you want to
observe

List questions or prompts to ask the family or
other providers about these routines/activities

Keep notes from conversation

1. Attention Maintenance Child develops the capacity to pay attention to people, things, or the environment when interacting with others or exploring play materials

 

 

 

 

 

3. Imitation
Child mirrors, repeats, and practices the actions or words of others in increasingly complex ways

 

 

 

 

 

5. Self-Control of Feelings and Behavior
Child increasingly develops strategies for regulating feelings and behavior, becoming less reliant on adult guidance over time

 

 

 

 

 

Measures on the
Interim DRDP for Special Ed/Infant-Toddler View

 

Social and Emotional Development (SED)

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a rating

List family and child
routines/activities that
are likely opportunities
for observing skills
related to the measure

Indicate
which of these
routines/
activities
you want to
observe

List questions or prompts to ask the family or
other providers about these routines/activities

Keep notes from conversation

1. Identity of Self in Relation to Others
Child shows increasing awareness of self as distinct from and also related to others

 

 

 

 

 

2. Social and Emotional Understanding
Child shows developing understanding of people’s behaviors, feelings, thoughts, and individual characteristics

 

 

 

 

 

3. Relationships and Social Interactions with Familiar Adults Child develops close relationships with one or more familiar adults (including family members) and interacts in an increasingly competent and cooperative manner with familiar adults

 

 

 

 

 

4. Relationships and Social Interactions with Peers Child becomes increasingly competent and cooperative in interactions with peers and develops friendships with several peers

 

 

 

 

 

Measures on the
Interim DRDP for Special Ed/Infant-Toddler View

 

Language and Literacy Development (LLD)

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a rating

List family and child
routines/activities that
are likely opportunities
for observing skills
related to the measure

Indicate
which of these
routines/
activities
you want to
observe

List questions or prompts to ask the family or
other providers about these routines/activities

Keep notes from conversation

1. Understanding of Language (Receptive) Child understands increasingly complex communication and language

 

 

 

 

 

3. Communication and Use of Language (Expressive) Child’s communication develops from nonverbal communication to using language with increasingly complex words and sentences

 

 

 

 

 

4. Reciprocal Communication and Conversation Child engages in back-and-forth communication that develops into increasingly extended conversations

 

 

 

 

 

5. Interest in Literacy
Child shows interest in books, songs, rhymes, stories, and other literacy activities in increasingly complex ways

 

 

 

 

 

Measures on the
Interim DRDP for Special Ed/Infant-Toddler View

 

Cognition, Including Math and Science (COG)

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a rating

List family and child
routines/activities that
are likely opportunities
for observing skills
related to the measure

Indicate
which of these
routines/
activities
you want to
observe

List questions or prompts to ask the family or
other providers about these routines/activities

Keep notes from conversation

1. Spatial Relationships
Child increasingly shows understanding of how objects move in space or fit in different spaces

 

 

 

 

 

2. Classification
Child shows an increasing ability to compare, match, and sort objects into groups according to their attributes

 

 

 

 

 

3. Number Sense of Quantity
Child shows developing understanding of number and quantity

 

 

 

 

 

8. Cause and Effect
Child demonstrates an increasing ability to observe, anticipate, and reason about the relationship between cause and effect

 

 

 

 

 

9. Inquiry Through Observation and Investigation Child observes, explores, and investigates objects (living and nonliving things) and events in the environment and becomes increasingly sophisticated in pursuing knowledge about them

 

 

 

 

 

Measures on the
Interim DRDP for Special Ed/Infant-Toddler View

 

Physical Development–Health (PD-HLTH)

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a rating

List family and child
routines/activities that
are likely opportunities
for observing skills
related to the measure

Indicate
which of these
routines/
activities
you want to
observe

List questions or prompts to ask the family or
other providers about these routines/activities

Keep notes from conversation

2. Gross Locomotor Movement Skills
Child shows increasing proficiency in fundamental locomotor skills (e.g., rolling, crawling, cruising, walking, running, jumping, galloping)

 

 

 

 

 

4. Fine Motor Manipulative Skills Child demonstrates increasing precision, strength, coordination, and efficiency when using muscles of the hand for play and functional tasks

 

 

 

 

 

5. Safety
Child shows awareness of safety and increasingly demonstrates knowledge of safety skills when participating in daily activities

 

 

 

 

 

6. Personal Care Routines: Hygiene
Child increasingly responds to and initiates personal care routines that support hygiene