Seminar beings : 9.15 AM
Seminar concludes : 3.15 PM
This one-day seminar is provided by the NCSE Support Service.
The Psychoeducational Profile-Third Edition (PEP-3) is an individualised assessment for children with Autism aged from 2 years to 7.6 years. It is derived from the TEACCH programme, Division TEACCH, North Carolina, USA.
It offers an understanding of a child’s unique learning strengths and weaknesses through assessing individual characteristics important for learning and education. This third edition provides information for making diagnostic decisions and for planning effective educational programmes
- Develop an understanding of PEP-3 assessment
- Explore PEP-3 assessment
Course Outline and Content
- Be aware of the background of the PEP-3 assessment
- Become familiar with the materials and provide guidance on scoring procedures
- Have opportunities to consider its application in their own practice
- Be enabled to administer, score and interpret the PEP-3
- Be enabled to use the assessment information to devise effective educational programmes for their pupils
Information for Applicants
The course is open to
- Teachers working in classes for student(s) with Autism in a mainstream setting
- Teachers in special schools who are currently working with student(s) with Autism
- Full-time Special Education Teachers who are currently working with student(s) with Autism
- Participants will require permission from the Board of Management to attend. Typically, substitution for this seminar will only be allowed to classroom teachers with primary responsibility for students with a special educational need and if it is deemed absolutely essential by the Principal
- Typically substitution will only be allocated to non - substitute teachers
- Payment is not available to teachers in a substitute capacity
Refreshments and lunch will be provided.