Child Outcomes Measurement Tools & Process. A story of 3 conversions. Conversion #1: COSF. Meet federal reporting requirements Uses information that IFSP/IEP teams already have Allows for the use of different tools to measure status at entry and exit.
A story of 3 conversions
Predicted Developmental Progression
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Ratings of 6 or 7 represent age-expected or age-appropriate functioning with each lower point being progressively more distant from age expectations.
Has the child shown any
new skills or behaviors
related to this outcome
since the child’s last
To Part C
at Exit from
To Part B
reporting opportunity prior to kindergarten
Entry into Part C Exit C--Enter B Transition to K
For any child served 6 months or more under Part C and 6 months or more under Part B
Summary Statement #1. Of those children who entered or exited the program below age expectations in the Outcome Area, the percent who substantially increased their rate of growth.
Percent = ____(c) + (d)_____ X 100
(a) + (b) + (c) + (d)
The percent of children functioning within age expectations in the Outcome Area by the time they exit the program.
Percent = ____(d) + (e)_____ X 100
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