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Why use DBR?

DBR involves rating of behavior following a specified observation period, and then sharing of that information to inform decisions. DBR offers many options to link connections across assessment, intervention, and communication uses. DBR provides a simple and inexpensive option for frequent feedback about important behaviors, facilitating communication among students, parents, and educators. Most importantly, DBR is evidence-based!

orange arrow  DBR is flexible for use across assessment, communication, and intervention purposes
orange arrow  DBR is efficient as ratings are simple and quick to complete
orange arrow  DBR is repeatable for use in progress monitoring assessment
orange arrow  DBR is defensible given increasing evidence of technical adequacy screening and progress monitoring assessment

What can DBR look like?

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