Author(s) : Eric Schopler, Margaret D. Lansing, Robert J. Reichler and Lee M. Marcus
Publisher : Pro-ED USA, 2005
SKU : PG_PEP3
Purpose: Assess the skills and behaviors of children with autism and communicative disabilities
Age: 6 months-7 years
Time: 45 minutes - 1.5 hours
The Psychoeducational Profile, Third Edition (PEP–3) is used to assess the skills and behaviors of young children with autism and communication disabilities. Because it charts uneven and idiosyncratic development, emerging skills, and autistic behaviors, the PEP-3 is particularly useful in planning Individualised Education Programs (IEPs) for school-age children.
Domains measured by the PEP-3 reflect current research and clinical concerns, especially in the areas of social functioning and communication:
In addition, a new Caregiver Report asks the parent or caregiver to estimate the child’s developmental level compared with typical children. The report consists of three subtests: Problem Behaviors, Personal Self-Care, and Adaptive Behaviour. This report alerts teachers to the student’s developmental inconsistencies, providing guidelines for instructional planning.
Improvements to the PEP–3