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This site offers online training created by Behavioral Research and Teaching at the University of Oregon. The listing of courses below are accessible to all users (to access first create an account).

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    Available courses

    This course includes curricular and instructional resources for Oregon educators working with students with significant cognitive disabilities (SWSCD), but many of the materials will be useful for all special and many general educators. All resources are built from the Essentialized Standards (EsSt) that the Oregon Extended Assessment (ORExt) was designed from, published as Essentialized Assessment Frameworks (EAFs). The EAFs are published at the following link: 

    There are curricular and instructional examples that are aligned to the EsSt in English language arts, mathematics, and science in the grade levels assessed on the ORExt provided. The resources also include two course modules, one for developing Present Levels of Academic and Functional Performance (PLAAFP) and another for developing appropriate Individualized Education Program (IEP) goals and objectives. 

    The goal of this course is to provide a framework and multiple examples that demonstrate how to directly digest standards and adapt them to meet the needs of students functioning at multiple cognitive, communicative, and experiential levels.

    In collaboration with the Oregon Department of Education. This training prepares interpreters to provide access to the OAKS, Oregon Extended, and Kindergarten assessment, where permitted by the ODE's accommodations guidance.

    The authors of easyCBM have created on-line video training to enable effective use of the easyCBM system. This training content is available through several sources (including district easyCBM : resources), please only use this module if you do not have access through another source.