9:00 am: Eligibility Requirements for Speech & Language Impairment
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
BLaST IU 17 - Canton Office
School based practice is challenging especially navigating the intersection were compliance, best practice, our training and free appropriate public education intersect. This session will include a fast paced review of psychometric data related to standardized assessments (e.g., reliability, validity, sensitivity, specificity, and the purpose of the test, scoring consideration) for Speech Language Pathology and an overview of comprehensive assessment to prevent over or under identification of speech language disabilities in the school settings. In addition to standardized assessments and comprehensive evaluation, the session will include discussion of IDEA/chapter 14 and root cause analysis of high caseloads. Outcomes: Participants will: 1. State the psychometric data needed to determine if a test is a valid measure for a particular student. 2. Identify tests that have limited or poor psychometric data. 3. State 4 parts of a comprehensive school based assessment 4. Discuss 3 potential causes for high caseloads as it relates to our practice. Sign in begins at 8:45 AM
Agenda - 9:30-3 pm
ASHA Ceu’s- .45
ACT 48 Hours: 5
Registration closes on January 21, 2020
9:00 am: Model Plan Guide Exploration Day
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
BLaST IU 17 - Williamsport Office
2400 Reach Road
Williamsport, PA 17701
This session will be facilitated by Dr. Dana Milakovic (PDE) and provide a walk-thru of the PCCD Model Trauma-Informed Approach Plan. District teams are encouraged to attend to develop a deeper understanding of plan intentions and available resources. There will also be an opportunity for teams to collaborate and outline the first steps in plan development. Sign in begins at 8:45 AM.
There is no cost to this event.
Lunch is NOT provided.
ACT 48: 5.5 hrs
Registration closes on 2/7/2020.