This guide assists special education assessors in completing the assessment across a variety of service delivery models including in-person, distance learning, and blended approaches. It includes a number of key considerations, recommended practices, and resources. Read this guidance carefully, keep it handy, and refer to it when you are completing DRDPs.
DRDP (2015) Preschool Fundamental View
The DRDP (2015) Preschool Fundamental View is used in the California Department of Education, Special Education Division’s programs for preschool-age children with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). The DRDP (2015) assessment informs the development of the IEP and instruction, and aligns with the California Department of Education’s Preschool Learning Foundations. The DRDP (2015) is administered over time in natural settings by familiar people. Children may demonstrate mastery of the skills assessed through a variety of communication modes, languages, and behaviors.
Information Page and Interim DRDP for Special Ed/Preschool for temporary use during the Covid-19 Pandemic. An Information Page and Rating Record for each child assessed is required for reporting DRDP results, use this version for infants and toddlers.
Full DRDP (2015) Assessment Manual for use with preschool-age children with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs).
A single page table of the domains and measures of the DRDP (2015) Preschool View.
The 43 measures from the DRDP (2015) Preschool Fundamental View.
The Introduction and Appendix sections from the DRDP (2015) Preschool Fundamental View.
The Desired Results for Children and Families Project has posted versions of the DRDP (2015) in additional languages. Versions of the DRDP (2015) are available in Spanish and Chinese for the Preschool View. For more information, contact the Desired Results for Children and Families Project.