Baseline Assessment Curriculum and Target Setting for Pupils with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties by Sonia Maskell, Fran Watkins, Elizabeth Haworth
This book sets out to help teachers assess pupils with profound and multiple learning difficulties, multisensory impairments and other complex needs in a relevant and meaningful way. It offers teachers structure, guidance and a holistic approach to assessment, target setting, planning, recording, attainment and pupil progress throughout his or her life at school.
Section 1: Philosophy; Towards a definition for PMLD; Historical background and context of special education; Statutory requirements and recent changes in the law school profile; Acquisition of communication skills within a responsive environment; Holistic, interdisciplinary assessment. Section 2: Principles; Individual education plan; Individual learning program; Records of attainment/core curriculum statements of attainment; Mordaunt school curriculum; Schemes of work and records of achievement; Classroom organization; Group lessons; Initial assessment (this is me); Baseline assessment.