Special Education Significant Cognitive Disabilities (SCD)

Professional Development

Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM)

Teaching the Essential Elements to Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities

Writing Essential Element-Based Annual Goals and Short-Term Objectives

Early Literacy Alternate Assessment

Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS)
Utah State Board of Education (USBE) Accountability and Assessment

Enroll in Administering the Early Literacy Alternate Assessment Rubic
Utah Education Network (UEN)

Early Literacy Alternate Assessment:

Essential Elements (EEs)

Dynamic Learning Maps:

Utah Department Professional Development (UPDN):

These documents will always be in draft format to accommodate periodic improvements as we learn more about students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities. These are living documents. We encourage you to access them online.

Extended Core Standards for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities Grade Levels K-12 (Science Only)

Peer Tutor Guidelines (2014)

Professional Development

DLM Professional Development Modules:

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Utah State Board of Education (USBE):