Indicator 7 | Preschool Children with Improved Outcomes

Updated, April 2013Indicator 7 focuses on improving outcomes for preschoolers with disabilities in three domains: social-emotional skills, knowledge and skills (especially communication and early literacy), and behavior.The indicator reads as follows: _________________________________Percent of preschool children aged 3 through 5 with IEPs who demonstrate improved:A. Positive social-emotional skills (including social relationships);B. Acquisition … [Read more...]

Video | Child outcomes, step by step

This video describes and illustrates the three child outcomes adopted by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and reported on by all state early intervention (Part C) and preschool special education (Part B/619) programs as part of their Annual Performance Report (APR). The video explains functioning necessary for each child to be an active and successful participant at home, in the community, and in other places like a child care program … [Read more...]

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