The AEPS® Test allows professionals to gather assessment data for one child or a group of children in home- or center-based settings. This volume includes the tests for both age levels, which are divided into six developmental areas—fine motor, gross motor, cognitive, adaptive, social-communication, and social. Each area is subdivided into a progression of skills:
• strands of general skill areas
• goals made up of skills in those areas
• objectives made up of smaller skills that build up to the goals
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While children and their caregivers engage in everyday activities, professionals assess each developmental area using the AEPS data recording forms. Each item is scored with a 0 (does not pass), 1 (inconsistent performance), or 2 (passes consistently). To supplement and clarify these scores, professionals choose from 5 qualifying notes and use the blank space provided for more specific comments. With this multipart scoring process—and the input caregivers add with the revised Family Report—the AEPS Test lets professionals pinpoint what children can do, identify areas that need attention, and use that information as a starting point to develop individualized IFSP/IEP goals and objectives.
This volume is part of the bestselling AEPS system for children from birth to six years who have disabilities or are at risk for developmental delays. Thousands of programs across the country rely on AEPS for comprehensive, seamlessly linked assessment, evaluation, intervention, and programming. AEPS is criterion-referenced and curriculum-based, and with web-based data management through AEPSi™, it's easier than ever to assess young children and ensure that they make real progress.