PEP-3 (Assessment Kit), Primary

Primary Autism Courses
Date Venue
23rd October 2019 Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe, Galway
12th March 2020 Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, Newlands Cross, Dublin 22
Registration: 8.45 AM
Seminar beings : 9.15 AM
Seminar concludes : 3.15 PM

Course Description

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


Anticipated Outcomes

Participants will:

  • Develop an understanding of PEP-3 assessment
  • Explore PEP-3 assessment



Course Outline and Content

Participants will:

  • 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.