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The SAFER and SATIRE: Tools to Engage Families and Caregivers in Authentic Assessment

This five-part professional learning webinar looks at the underlying components of authentic assessment and how family and caregiver interviews can contribute to IFSP and IEP development. Part 2 of the webinar explores the Scale for Assessment of Family Enjoyment of Routines, the SAFER. Part 3 of the webinar explores the Scale for Assessment of Teachers’ Impressions of Routines and Engagement, the SATIRE. Part 4 of the webinar explores strategies from the Routines Based Interview to gather robust information of children, families and caregivers during day to day activities. Part 5 of the webinar synthesizes the information from these interviews to support the completion of thorough assessment summaries and the development of functional outcomes and goals. 

Use the links associated with each of the five parts of the webinar to access related resources for additional information and to complete enrichment activities.

This five-part webinar was developed by Mary Hendricks, a program specialist with Johns Hopkins University Center for Technology in Education.  She currently serves as the Routines-Based Interview Content coach for Maryland.

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION

PART TWO: THE SCALE FOR ASSESSMENT OF FAMILY ENJOYMENT WITHIN ROUTINES (SAFER)

PART THREE: THE SCALE FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF TEACHERS’ IMPRESSIONS OF ROUTINES (SATIRE)

PART FOUR: DIGGING DEEP INTO ROUTINES

PART FIVE: FROM INTERVIEW TO INTERVENTIONS

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