Scenario Set

The following information is repeated for scenario items 1 through 4.
An OTR is preparing to complete a portion of a multidisciplinary evaluation to determine if a first-grade student is eligible for special education and related services. The student has difficulty completing grade-level classwork due to the inability to remain seated and illegible handwriting. In preparation for the evaluation, the OTR reviews the student’s records and learns that the student lives with both parents and has an older sibling diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who attends the same school.
Scenario item 1 of 4
Based on this information, what actions should the OTR take as part of the evaluation process?
Select the 3 best choices.
A. Ask the parents if they have observed any behaviors consistent with autism.
B. Determine if the student has had a recent vision exam.
C. Review samples of the student’s written assignments and drawings.
D. Have the student copy words from a library book during a 1:1 session.
E. Review the student’s initial kindergarten screening results.
F. Observe the student during typical classroom activities.

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