Essay about Student 's Emotional, Behavioral, And Adaptive Functioning

732 Words Nov 26th, 2016 3 Pages
Justin, his special education English teacher, and special education math teacher completed BASC II scales. The BASC II measures a student’s emotional, behavioral, and adaptive functioning. The score that is used for the scale is the T-score. The T-score indicates the distance of a score from the norm group mean. The BASC II has a mean T-score of 50 with a standard deviation of 10. Scores ranging 60 to 69 are considered to be in the At-Risk range. The T-scores that are 70+ are in the Clinically Significant range. On the Adaptive Scale portion of the BASC II, the T-Scores that are from 30 to 39 are in the At-Risk range. The T-scores that are below 29 are in the Clinically Significant range.

Justin math teacher rated him in the At-risk range for Hyperactivity. An At-Risk score suggests that Justin engages in a high number of behaviors that are adversely affecting other children in the classroom. He is reported as often being restless and overactive, and he may have difficulty controlling his impulses. The Externalizing categories of Aggression and Conduct Problems were scored by both raters in the At-Risk range. Justin 's T score on Aggression is 61and 66. Justin 's teachers reports that he sometimes displays aggressive behaviors, such as being argumentative, defiant, and/or threatening to others. Both of Justin 's T score on Conduct Problems were 67. Justin 's teachers reports that he sometimes engages in rule-breaking behavior.

Both of Justin’s teachers rated…

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