"... the most important considerations in devising educational programs for children with autistic spectrum disorders have to do with recognition of the autism spectrum as a whole, with the concomitant implications for social, communicative, and behavioral development and learning, and with the understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the individual child across areas of development."
xMinds 2018 Needs Assessment Study and Research Details
xMinds is pleased to partner with Ms. Kim Pinckney-Lewis, a PhD student at Old Dominion University, to conduct a needs assessment and related research. The following information explains the study and provides you with the opportunity to voluntarily participate!
On behalf of xMinds, Ms. Kim Pinckney-Lewis is conducting a needs assessment project: the data-driven search for opportunities to maximize individual, team, or organizational performance by contributing to the effectiveness, efficiency, and/or ease of supporting organizational goals. The current needs assessment will focus on the following areas:
What you will be asked to do:
First, you will be asked to review and sign an Informed Consent Document, which explains the purpose of the research and your rights as a participant. If you say YES, you will be asked to participate in at least one of the following:
Ready to Get Started?
Parents and Caretakers, complete this short survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeai6Fu9j1JvAodL7_55u-GwE4QP14Htbq2Nv-NwUA1d67Jkw/viewform?usp=sf_link
Or sign up for a focus group here: https://doodle.com/poll/q9ie6cntik4wdmhf
Professional Members and Stakeholders, complete this short survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfrNgdCf6wFPxn_51GJsXDsMCbrvicxjrBnqVv3E2Lirip9Xg/viewform?usp=sf_link
Or sign up for a focus group here: https://doodle.com/poll/ag33ei54gdy4y9ty
Improving the educational experiences and outcomes of students on the autism spectrum in grades K-12