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 Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP) is required for all children in the California Department of Education’s early care and education programs. The DRDP (2015) Fundamental View is used with children with Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSPs) and Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). The manual includes rating guidance; resources; and the set of measures, including the definition, descriptors, and examples for each.
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 preschool children with IEPs.
A single page table of the domains and measures of the Interim DRDP for Special Ed/Preschool.
Full DRDP (2015) Assessment Manual for use with preschool-age children with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs).
The Introduction and Appendix sections from the DRDP (2015) Preschool Fundamental View.
The 43 measures 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.