Special Education Evaluation Services

All students who are initially referred to Special Education must be assessed and then re-evaluated every three years after placement in special education. While the evaluation team determines the disability, the ARD committee determines placement in Special Education. The evaluation must include information from the following areas:

  1. Health – including vision and hearing and motor skills
  2. Language Skills
  3. Sociological Status
  4. Emotional/Behavioral Status
  5. Cognitive ability (GIA/IQ) and Adaptive Behavior
  6. Academic Performance
  7. Assistive Technology Needs

Each specific disability will also have an eligibility report which is unique to that student’s disability. The report will also include the legal requirements for the evaluation to apply to that disability. The testing will provide additional information about the student’s present levels of performance which the Admission Review Dismissal committee (ARDc) will use to develop the Individual Education Plan (IEP). The report will also include recommended modifications and/or accommodations for general education classes and for special education and/or other settings.

Updated on April 1, 2020

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  1. I would like to see actual information on your website. For instance, what kinds of evaluations are done and for what kinds of behaviors or disabilities?

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