The purpose of this course is to offer an advance set of skills in assessment as it applies to the characteristics and needs of the students with disabilities. The course will emphasize the basic considerations of assessment and measurement, as well as the actual assessment instruments, techniques and decisions which lead to appropriate educational programming for students with disabilities and emphasis on ASD. Both in the general education and special education classrooms. The course will also examine the use of informal methods used in special education classrooms; portfolio assessment, authentic assessment, observation, anecdotal and various recording methods will also be covered. A minimum of 10 hours of field experience required. This course is considered for ASD endorsement.