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Electronic version of the VB-MAPP that allows for sharing between team members.

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Features of VB-MAPP APP

The electronic version of the VB-MAPP includes all the content from the paper versions of the VB-MAPP Guide and Protocol and includes the ability to export the assessment results in PDF format and send them directly to parents and colleagues. Scoring is quick and easy, the charting of the data is automatic and includes a time-saving editable, individualized report which includes suggested IEP goals.

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User - Friendly Interface For Use On A Mobile Phone

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Only Approved App by Dr. Sundberg

Dr. Sundberg's Vision

At VB-MAPP App, we’re proud to work closely with Dr. Mark Sundberg, the creator of the VB-MAPP assessment, to bring you the only author-approved VB-MAPP app. Our team collaborated with Dr. Sundberg to ensure the app meets his exacting standards for accuracy and effectiveness. We also continue to work with him to incorporate any updates or changes to the assessment. This ensures that our app is always current and reliable for professionals in the field. Trust the expertise of Dr. Sundberg and our team to provide you with the best tool for conducting the VB-MAPP assessment.

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User-friendly Interface For Use With All Devices

Shares results across devices with all team members. An SLP can conduct the EESA on her iPad while the teacher is entering data from the Milestones Assessment on her computer.

  • Gives teachers access to only their specific learners.
  • Allows caregivers to access their child’s progress.
  • Allows organization administrators to decide which team member can edit the assessment, and which needs “read-only” access.
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    About the VB-MAPP App

    The Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program (VB-MAPP) is an assessment tool used with individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and other language delays (Sundberg 2008).

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    The VB-MAPP App Advantages

    Access to all sub-assessments that are part of the VB-MAPP, including automated scoring for areas dependent on scoring in other parts of the app (Transitions and EESA)

    User-friendly interface that provides guide information exactly where and when it is needed, and access to the entirety of the VB-MAPP Guide itself

    "How to" videos for each question of the Milestones, Barriers and Transition Assessments, and videos for the EESA scoring by Dr. Barb Esch. These videos help ensure the assessment is conducted correctly for the benefit of the learner

    And much more...


    A comprehensive assessment tool that can be accessed and completed on any device


    User-friendly interface and controls that are optimized for use even on a mobile phone


    Resources for assessing, including an assessment companion for each learner to assist with collecting information on known skills


    Data automatically shared across devices and team members

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    The Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program (VB-MAPP) is a widely-used assessment tool developed by Dr. Mark Sundberg. It evaluates and tracks the language, learning, and social skills of children with autism and other developmental disabilities. The VB-MAPP is popular among behavior analysts, speech-language pathologists, special educators, and psychologists due to its comprehensive approach and practical application in developing effective, individualized intervention plans.

    Key components of the VB-MAPP include:

    • Milestones Assessment: Evaluates critical language and social skills milestones.
    • Barriers Assessment: Identifies learning and language barriers.
    • Transition Assessment: Assesses readiness for less restrictive educational settings.
    • Task Analysis and Skills Tracking: Monitors skill acquisition.
    • Placement and IEP Goals: Helps create personalized education plans.

    Its structured format and focus on practical outcomes make the VB-MAPP a valuable resource in autism education and therapy. For more information and access to official VB-MAPP tools, visit Data Makes the Difference.


    The VB-MAPP app offers several advantages over the traditional book format, providing enhanced functionality and convenience for practitioners and educators. Here are some key features of the VB-MAPP app that differentiate it from the book:

    1. Automated Scoring and Reporting:

      The app can automatically score assessments and generate detailed reports, saving time and reducing the potential for human error in data entry and analysis.
    2. Digital Record Keeping:

      All data can be stored electronically, allowing for easy access, retrieval, and backup. This ensures that records are more secure and less prone to loss or damage compared to paper records.
    3. Progress Tracking:

      The app provides tools to track a learner’s progress over time, offering visual representations such as graphs and charts. This can help in quickly identifying areas of improvement or those needing more attention.
    4. Ease of Data Entry:

      Inputting data into the app is usually quicker and more intuitive than filling out paper forms. Many apps offer user-friendly interfaces that streamline the assessment process.
    5. Portability and Convenience:

      Having the VB-MAPP on a mobile device means that practitioners can carry it with them wherever they go, allowing for more flexibility in conducting assessments in various settings.
    6. Integration with Other Tools:

      Many apps can integrate with other educational or therapy tools, creating a more comprehensive ecosystem for managing a learner’s development and educational needs.
    7. Collaboration:

      • Digital platforms often facilitate easier sharing and collaboration among team members, allowing for a more integrated approach to a learner’s development plan.
    8. Cost Efficiency:

      While the initial cost of the app might be higher, over time it can be more cost-effective as it eliminates the need for purchasing multiple copies of the book and associated materials.

    These features make the VB-MAPP app a powerful tool for enhancing the assessment and educational planning process, offering significant benefits over the traditional book format.

    The VB-MAPP PDF or CSV typically refers to unauthorized digital versions of the Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program (VB-MAPP). These documents are often distributed without permission and can include PDF files or CSV spreadsheets that contain the assessment materials. It’s important to note that these unauthorized versions violate trademark protections and are not HIPAA compliant, posing significant risks for accuracy and data security.

    Official VB-MAPP tools should be used to ensure validity, compliance with intellectual property rights, and adherence to privacy regulations. For accurate and secure use of VB-MAPP, it’s recommended to access materials through authorized channels.

    For more information and access to official VB-MAPP tools, visit Data Makes the Difference.

    The VB-MAPP was developed by Dr. Mark Sundberg, a leading expert in applied behavior analysis (ABA) and verbal behavior. Dr. Sundberg has over 40 years of experience in the field and has made significant contributions to understanding and treating language and social deficits in children with autism and other developmental disabilities. His work is based on B.F. Skinner’s principles of verbal behavior, and the VB-MAPP is widely used by professionals to assess and guide intervention plans for children with language delays.

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