S E A R C H   
 
IFSP Tutorial - Evaluation and Assessment
 

Legal Requirements for Evaluation and Assessment:


Essential Content for Legal Requirements


Page 6 of 14

What are the requirements for assisting families to identify their priorities, resources, and concerns?

Evaluation and assessment, Federal Regulations [Sec.303.322]


Summary
Federal regulations describe a family-directed identification of family needs related to a child’s development.

 

(a)(1)Each system of early intervention must include…. a family-directed identification of the needs of each child's family to appropriately assist in the development of the child.

(d) Family assessment, Federal Regulations


(1) Family assessments under this part must be family-directed and designed to determine the resources, priorities, and concerns of the family and the identification of the supports and services necessary to enhance the family's capacity to meet the developmental needs of the child.
(2) Any assessment that is conducted must be voluntary on the part of the family.
(3) If an assessment of the family is carried out, the assessment must--

(i) Be conducted by personnel trained to utilize appropriate methods and procedures;
(ii) Be based on information provided by the family through a personal interview; and
(iii) Incorporate the family's description of its resources, priorities, and concerns related to enhancing the child's development.

Definitions, Maryland Regulations: COMAR [13A.13.01.02.B(4)]
Assessment of family priorities, resources & concerns


Summary
Maryland regulations restate the federal definition of assessment.

 

 

 


Pages:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14

 

 


Website designed and hosted by:
The Center for Technology in Education (CTE)
Johns Hopkins University Copyright 2003
info@cte.jhu.edu

 

 

 
Legal Requirements
Planning with Families
Comprehensive Eval/Assess
Getting Started
View Outline
Glossary
References