Influences on Behavior: A Worksheet

  Child:  _____________________             Observer: ________________ Date/Time:   _________________            Setting:  _________________ Target Behavior: _____________________________ Definition of Behavior:  ________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________             Behavior can be influenced by three factors:  the child’s characteristics, the features of the environment, and the characteristics of the child’s interactive partner.  Which of the following characteristics of autism/PDDNOS might influence this behavior?  (check all […]

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Assessment in Developmental Disabilities: Tools

Assessment in Developmental Disabilities A Lecture for NSP Special Topics Course NRSC 7670 OV1 (Course Director:  K. Gardiner) February 5 & 7, 2013 Presented by Susan Hepburn, Ph.D. Licensed Clinical Psychologist/Associate Professor Departments of Psychiatry & Pediatrics/JFK Partners/University of Colorado     DEVELOPMENTAL/INTELLECTUAL ASSESSMENT TOOLS (sequenced developmentally) 1.  The Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ) (Bricker […]

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Tools for Assessing Autism Symptoms and Relevant Features

AUTISM SYMPTOM CHECKLISTS – (EDUCATOR OR PARENT REPORT)   Infant-Toddler Checklist (ITC) Description:  The Infant-Toddler Checklist (ITC; Wetherby & Prizant, 2002) is a 25-item checklist that was developed out of the SCERTS model and is very well attuned to the communicative aspects of ASD in young children.  Designed and validated in a large community sample […]

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