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Instructions for Completing APH Registration

Instructions for Completing American Printing House Registration for 2015.
  1. Enter the student’s full name, only one student per form.

  2. Enter the student's date of birth.

  3. Mark the appropriate box with an X for the gender of the student.

  4. Enter the student's grade level. “Key to Grade Placement Codes” is enclosed to assist you in determining the proper code.

Reporting Code

Definition of Student Placement Categories

IP

Infants:
Children of preschool age served by infant programs. Infants must be in a formally           organized program and have a written education plan.

PS

Preschool Students:
Children of preschool age served by preschool programs

KG

Kindergarten:
Children enrolled in kindergarten classes

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, or 12

Students of School Age:
Students in regular academic grades 1 through 12, as determined by state law. Indicate grade placement by using numerals 1 through 12

FC

Functional Curriculum Students:Students in Grades 1–12 working toward a graduation certificate or non-traditional diploma

TR

Transition Students:
Students of school age, as determined by state law, in secondary instructional programs designed to supplement the traditional curriculum

AN

Academic Non-graded:
Students of school age, as determined by state law, who are working to establish grade placement. in an academic program (e.g., students who are working to acquire skills necessary for placement in regular grades)

OR

Other Registrants:
Students of school age, as determined by state law, who do not fall into any of the other placements (e.g., students in prevocational and other classes for nonacademic students)

AD

Adult Students:
Adults above school-age level, as determined by state law, in educational programs of less than college level. Includes all eligible participant adult students in education programs of less than college level—but not enrolled in grade twelve or below—must have a written instructional plan and be enrolled in and attend, on a regular basis, an instructional program of at least 20 hours of instruction per week of documented intervention. Adult students must have been registered for 12 weeks in the previous calendar year.          

According to the Ex-Officio Trustee Handbook, social and leisure programs do not qualify as instructional programs.”

  1.   Check the box or enter the primary language used for instruction in the classroom.    

  2.   Enter any additional disabilities of the student.

  3. Indicate the student’s eye acuity (vision). Check either the MDB or FDB category. If you select MDB check the box that applies. Refer to the eye doctor's report to determine the acuity. See chart below for definitions.

Reporting Code

Visual Measurement

MDB

Meets the Definition of Blindness:
Central visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye with best correction; or a peripheral field so contracted that the widest diameter of such field subtends an angular distance no greater than 20 degrees

Example:
20/200
20/400

Right and Left Eye Acuities Distance Vision:
Measurement on an eye chart:
20/200 or less with maximum correction

VF and degree of restriction (e.g., VF 20; VF 6)

Visual Field:
Restricted field of 20 degrees or less


CF

Counts Fingers:
Should be used only when an eye specialist finds it is not possible to obtain an acuity by using an eye chart


HM

Hand Movements:
Should be used only when an eye specialist finds it is not possible to obtain an acuity by using an eye chart

OP

Object Perception

LP

Light Perception

NIL

Totally Blind


FDB

Functions at the Definition of Blindness:
Visual performance reduced by a brain injury or dysfunction that meets the definition of blindness as determined by an eye specialist or neurologist

  1. Mark the box indicating the student’s Primary Reading Medium. Mark Only One.

The Primary Reading Medium is to be reported for each student, using the following reporting codes. Only these codes will be accepted. Below are the definitions.

Reporting Code

Primary Reading Medium (Choose One)

V

Visual Readers: Students primarily using print in their studies

B

Braille Readers: Students primarily using braille in their studies

A

Auditory Readers: Students primarily using a reader or auditory materials in their studies

PRE

Pre-readers: Students working on or toward a readiness level; infants, preschoolers, or older students with reading potential

N

Nonreaders: Non-reading students; students who show NO reading potential; and students who do not fall into any of the categories shown above

  1. Check one box that applies, indicating the student’s Secondary Reading Medium. The Secondary Reading Medium is a required category. Please check only one secondary reading medium so that a more accurate profile of student literacy can be tracked.

Reporting Code

Secondary Reading Medium (Required Category/Choose One)

V

Visual: Students use print to some extent

B

Braille: Students use braille to some extent

A

Auditory: Students use a reader or auditory materials to some extent

N/A

Not Applicable: Nonreaders, pre-readers, or students with NO additional reading media

  1. Check one box if applicable, indicating the student’s Third Reading Medium. The Third Reading Medium is an optional category. Check one if applicable or automatically defaults to NA-not applicable.   

Reporting Code

Third Reading Medium (Optional Category)

V

Visual: Students use print to some extent

B

Braille: Students use braille to some extent

A

Auditory: Students use a reader or auditory materials to some extent

N/A

Not Applicable: Nonreaders, pre-readers, or students with NO additional reading media.


Questions:   Clearinghouse for Specialized Media and Translations | CSMT@cde.ca.gov
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