Assessment

Do You Understand Test Scores?

Do you understand the scores from cognitive assessments, academic assessments, and behavior rating scales? Understanding the basics of these assessments and what the test scores mean is extremely important when your child has been evaluated for special education. If you…Read More

Triennial What?

This word gets thrown around in Special Education. If your child is in special education, you need to know what a triennial evaluation is and what it means for your child. What is a Triennial Evaluation? Every three years a…Read More

What Do These Test Scores Mean? Part 3

Part 3 of “What Do These Test Scores Mean?” will focus on understanding academic achievement testing. Academic achievement tests measure specific academic skills compared to other children at the same grade or age level. They focus on Broad Reading, Writing,…Read More

What Do These Test Scores Mean? Part 2

Part 2 of “What Do These Test Scores Mean?” will focus on understanding behavior rating scales. Behavior rating scales provide information about particular aspects of a student’s behavior compared to other children of the same age and sometimes same gender….Read More