Describes how the Desired Results Access Project promotes positive child outcomes for children by supporting early intervention and early childhood special education to implement the Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP) and link DRDP results to high quality instruction.
News and Updates
The California Department of Education, Special Education Division requires training for all early childhood special educators who assess children with the DRDP. SELPAs are responsible for ensuring that all staff who administer the DRDP complete training.
We hope you enjoy this year’s course, “Benny Having a Snack”.
Here’s what you need to know and do:
The California NewsDepartment of Education, Special Education Division has issued the following requirements for the DRDP assessment of children with IFSPs and IEPs:
- Children will continue to be assessed with the Interim DRDP for Special Ed through the fall of 2021
- Children must have a signed IFSP in a local education agency (LEA) or a signed preschool IEP to be assessed
- A child’s special education services must begin by November 1 to be included in the fall DRDP assessment
Download the "Supplemental Guidance for Special Education on Using the DRDP during the COVID-19 Pandemic" to assist you in completing the DRDP this fall. It includes a summary of the requirements, key considerations, and recommended practice.
In this video, early childhood special educator Veronica Khalil and general education teacher Gwendolyn Terry illustrate the strategies they use in their Los Angeles Unified School District classroom to complete the DRDP...
The results of the DRDP assessment help us better understand children’s learning and development, plan instruction, and share information with families. In order to produce confident results, the DRDP must be used with a number of essential steps in place.