Case study

Case Study
1) General Information:
Student name: Larry money
Date of Testing:
Grade: 1
Date of Birth:
Chronological Age:
2) Reason for Assessment:
is currently having difficulties with learning and behavior. frequently is out of his throughout the day, and answers aloud before being called on to give the answers and struggles to follow directions. also has learning difficulties in reading decoding and reading comprehension.

3) Background Information:
lives with is grandparents, parents and one younger sister. Grandparents speak Spanish. Parents and children speak Spanish and English. had been ill frequently during first grade and missed a number of days of school. Parents indicated enjoys school.

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4) Prereferral findings:
The teacher has been using district reading series, cooperative grouping for reading activities, using card to follow while reading, cueing before asking questions as well as sticker chart for hand raising and working while in his seat, which has helped.

5) Assessment observations:
Sensory Abilities: No problem noted
Language: Flight of ideas
Apprehension: No problem noted
Behavior during testing: Impulsive Responses
Distractibility: Attention to external stimuli
Reaction to wrong Responses: Persist
Motor Activity: Fidgets, Squirms
General Attitude: Alert, Friendly
Motor Ability: Quick motor execution
Cooperativeness: Responsive
6) Assessment Rules:
1) Behavior Rating Profile (BRP-2) is test that has 30 items on the teaching rating scale. Each item is a sentence stem describing behaviors that may be observed at school.

Percentile Rank: 63 Standard Score: 11
2) Woodcock-Johnson III Tests of Achievement is norm based that test oral language skill through word identification, reading fluency, story recall, and understanding directions.

Percentile Rank Standard Score
Oral Language 7 78 (73-82)
Letter-Word Identification 8 79 (72-82)
Reading Fluency108 (77-84)
Story Recall4498(87-108)
Understanding Directions372(69-76)
3) Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement is comprehensive form which test mathematics applications, reading decoding, spelling, reading comprehension, mathematics computation
Percentile RankStandard score
Mathematics applications 3092
Reading Decoding166
Reading comprehension1484
Mathematics computation53101
Reading Composites372Mathematics Composites3996Battery Composites1484
7) Student Current Characteristics Strengths and Needs:
Weakness Strengths
Overactive and restless Very friendly with classmates and
peers/ good social skills
Poor listening skillsGood speaking skills
Struggles to follow directions Supportive family
AttendanceGood Mathematics computations and
Has a hard time concentrating in classapplications skills
Verbal movementGood Spelling Skills
Has difficulty in reading areas
Especially reading comprehension, decoding skills
8) Goals/Objective/Recommendations/Strategies/Modifications:
1) Reading
Comprehension: has a difficult time identifying the author’s purpose of passage or locating the factual information that is clearly stated in the passage.

Using a bookmark, will recall one specific detail of a paragraph he reads with 80% accuracy
Decoding: has a difficult time with long vowel words
will identify ten open syllable long vowel words that corresponds to the predicted long vowel sound with 80% accuracy (Recommended that works in small group or one on one with extended time privileges)
2) Behavior
Objectives/ Accommodations/Modifications
will be given a reward and be commended for attendance, and behavior problems
The use of a sticker chart will be used to help him maintain 80% accuracy