Download the Print version of UPAR at no cost from Don Johnston. This tool allows educators to conduct informal assessment of student's independent and auditory reading comprehension skills and to use this information to begin to consider assistive technology tools to support reading. UPAR is built on the concept of an informal reading inventory (IRI).
The Communication Matrix has created a free assessment tool to help families and professionals easily understand the communication status, progress, and unique needs of anyone functioning at the early stages of communication or using forms of communication other than speaking or writing.
Communication Supports Inventory- Children & Youth (CSI-CY)
The Communication Supports Inventory- Children & Youth (CSI-CY) is a tool to help professionals working with students with complex communication needs make educational plans that are comprehensive enough to capture their strengths and restrictions.
This tool is available at no cost online. The tool can be printed or used online.