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Applied Knowledge Assessment (Chart 3)

Transition Planning Assessment AreasWhat are we AssessingHow can you assess it and how can you access the suggested data collection or assessment sources?
Cell 11: Critical Thinking/ Application Skills for Postsecondary ExpectationsApplication of knowledge to real life (Application/ Adaptation) Conduct formal or informal observations of student performing the types of application/adaptation skills expected in postsecondary education or training settings (solve problems, design solutions to problems, complete tasks, think in complex ways, etc.). Document observations in the student’s file or portfolio.
Administer informal checklist assessment of competencies related to postsecondary education success using the Comprehensive Inventory of Transition Knowledge and Skills, Item 10 on p. 17 of Informal Assessments for Transition Planning (IATP).

IATP (Clark, Patton, & Moulton, 2000) is published by PRO-ED, Inc., 8700 Shoal Creek Blvd., Austin, TX 78757, www.proedinc.com
Autism Spectrum Disorder For students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, complete the Social Responsiveness Scale (SRS) by John N. Constantino, M.D.. This is 65-item rating scale that measures the severity of symptoms that impact social awareness, social information processing, capacity for reciprocal social communication, and social anxiety/avoidance. There are forms for both a teacher and a parent to complete. Individuals who have education, training, and work experience specific to ASD treatment can administer, score, and interpret the SRS. It is available from Western Psychological Services, 12031 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90025-1251, phone 800-648-8857, http://portal.wpspublish.com