Presentation on theme: "Early Childhood Outcomes Approved Assessment Tools: Brigance Inventory of Early Development III (IED III) Standardized Version."— Presentation transcript:
Early Childhood Outcomes Approved Assessment Tools: Brigance Inventory of Early Development III (IED III) Standardized Version
Introduction The standardized BRIGANCE IED III includes the following skill areas which are designed to align to state and national standards for early childhood: Physical Development - gross and fine-motor skills Language Development – expressive and receptive Academic/Cognitive - literacy and mathematical concepts Adaptive Behavior - daily living Social and Emotional Development – interpersonal and self-regulatory
Administering the Brigance IED III: Who can give the assessment? Is special training needed? How long does it take to complete the assessment?
Administering the Brigance IED III cont’d: How often can it be administered? What materials are needed? What environments are required? Publisher provided professional development training videos are located here: development/subjects.aspx?Subject=brse
Early Childhood Outcomes Categories and the Brigance IED III Gaining Positive Social Emotional Skills Learning and Using New Knowledge and Skills Using Appropriate Behaviors to Meet Their Needs
Gaining Positive Social Emotional Skills DomainAssesses the Outcome? Gross MotorNo Fine MotorNo Receptive LanguageNo Expressive LanguageNo LiteracyNo MathematicsNo Daily LivingNo InterpersonalYes Self-RegulationYes
Learning and Using New Knowledge and Skills DomainAssesses the Outcome? Gross MotorNo Fine MotorYes Receptive LanguageYes Expressive LanguageYes LiteracyYes MathematicsYes Daily LivingYes InterpersonalNo Self-RegulationNo
Using Appropriate Behaviors to Meet Needs DomainAssesses the Outcome? Gross MotorYes Fine MotorYes Receptive LanguageNo Expressive LanguageNo LiteracyNo MathematicsNo Daily LivingYes InterpersonalNo Self-RegulationNo
Family and the Brigance IED III Explanation to family of Early Childhood Outcomes Brochure for families to support involvement from PSN website: /ECOTrainingCenter.html
Family Role In Assessment Supporting the family members in gaining confidence in their ability to observe their child and share those observations with special education staff. Gain confidence in their ability to observe their child and share those observations with special education staff. Contribute to IEP Team discussions about their child’s strengths and accomplishments and the development of appropriate goals. Develop an increased understanding of how their child is functioning compared to age expectations. Learn to track and celebrate the progress that their child is making.
Family Resources: Home is a learning place - Reading to kids - Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) - School readiness -
Working together to gather information: INCLUDING THE TEAM Physical therapists Paraprofessionals Others Occupational Therapists Speech Language Pathologists Family
On Going Assessment Assess the domain areas of the Brigance IED III for each child when completing the Child Outcome Summary Form
Resources video overview of Brigance IED III: user guide with visuals: Brigance IED III FAQ: Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center Early Childhood Outcomes brochure for families:
For more information, contact: the Preschool Network (PSN)