Middletown Centre for Autism, Middletown, Armagh
Psychoeducational Profile Third Edition (PEP-3)
The Psychoeducational Profile Third Edition (PEP-3) is an individualised assessment for children with autism, aged from 2 to 7.5 years. It can also be adapted for use with older children and young people with learning differences. It is derived from the TEACCH (Teaching, Expanding, Appreciating, Collaborating and Cooperating, Holistic) programme, located in the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina and provides a valid educational and clinical measure of a child’s abilities. It also offers an understanding of a child’s unique learning strengths through assessing individual characteristics important for learning.
This third edition provides information for planning effective educational programmes and making diagnostic decisions. The PEP-3 is designed for use by teachers, psychologists and allied health professionals.
The PEP-3 has concrete, developmentally appropriate and stimulating materials, it calls for limited verbal demand ,untimed administration process, thus, making it a reliable and valid instrument, which has the potential to assess and monitor the development of children with autism in a more accurate and comprehensive way.
Participants will be able to use the PEP-3 in assessment and educational planning for children with autism and a chronological or developmental age of up to 7.5 years.
By the end of the training, participants will:
• Have a greater understanding of the background of the PEP-3.
• Become familiar with the aims and remit of the assessment.
• Become more familiar with the PEP-3 materials.
• Learn how to score the PEP-3 assessment.
Middletown Centre for Autism
35 Church Street
Middletown Centre for Autism , Middletown , Armagh