Interventions As Informed By Evidence

Definition and Indicators for Evidence Based Intervention:

Demonstrates knowledge of typical and atypical child development (including risk factors) throughout the intervention process.

  • Uses valid, reliable, nondiscriminatory child focused assessment procedures and instruments to document (a) eligibility for IDEA services; (b) child’s strengths and family strengths and needs; and (c) child and family progress as a result of interventions.
  • Identifies and includes evidenced based practices on the intervention plan (IEP/IFSP).
  • Uses evidenced based practices during interventions with a child, family and/or other caregivers/teachers.
  • Incorporates evidenced based practices across learning opportunities (activities and routines) within the child’s home, community, and classroom.
Definition and Indicators for Evidence Based Intervention:
  • Implements evidence-based assessment and intervention practices, which includes the collection of data to make decisions and document child and family progress.
  • Uses evidence-based accommodations, modifications, and adaptations to enable a child to participate and learn in inclusive school, community, and home environments.
  • Systematically collects and uses data to monitor child and family progress to revise intervention plans as necessary and document intervention effectiveness.

Case studies illustrate the cross disciplinary competencies and are for use by Higher Education faculty and Professional development staff.

Case Study: Intervention/Instruction as Informed by Evidence .pdf