Students who feel greater self-determination – the attitudes and abilities to act as a causal agent and make independent choices – tend to do better as they transition to life outside of secondary school.
Disability and inclusion
Supporting Students With Significant Cognitive Disabilities and Support Needs as They Transition from High School
Researchers from SRI International and the University of Oklahoma are collaborating to create a new assessment tool to help educators ensure that students with significant cognitive disabilities (or extensive support needs) leave high school with the skills they need to be successful.
For the Child Find ACCESS project, SRI Education is implementing a community-based, tailored approach to improving child find systems.
SRI worked with two state consortia to design items for alternate assessments. This work advanced how the learning of students with significant cognitive disabilities is assessed.
Summary SRI Education is conducting an evaluation of the Pyramid Model (PM). The PM is a three-tiered framework that provides evidence-based guidance to early childhood educators on effective behavior support and instructional practices to promote social-emotional competence and reduce challenging behaviors of children with and without disabilities in preschool and kindergarten classrooms. The 5-year study […]
Providing technical assistance through the Model Demonstration Coordination Center to implement innovative approaches to addressing challenges in serving children and youth with disabilities. Over 10 years, SRI provided technical assistance through the Model Demonstration Coordination Center to grantees funded by the U.S. Office of Special Education Programs to implement innovative approaches to addressing challenges in […]
ENHANCE consisted of four studies that examined the quality of the data that was collected through the Child Outcomes Summary (COS) process.
The ECO Center assisted state agencies in building measurement systems for programs serving infants, toddlers, and preschoolers with disabilities and their families. The center provided technical assistance to support states in developing high-quality child and family outcome measurement systems.