Evaluations

Private Evaluations: What You Need to Know

Are you considering a private evaluation for learning and attention issues? Here's how independent e…

9 Steps to Take If Your Request for Evaluation Is Denied

What can you do if the school denies your request to have your child evaluated for special education…

Private vs. School Evaluations: Pros and Cons

What's the difference between having your child privately evaluated or to have the school do the tes…

Understanding Evaluations

Having your child tested can be a confusing and emotional process. Use this guide to understand the …

6 Benefits of Having Your Child Evaluated

How can being evaluated help your child? Read about six benefits of special education evaluations.

Download: Sample Letters for Requesting Evaluations and Reports

Here are sample letters to help with the special education evaluation process. Use them to request a…

13 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Private Evaluator

Are you considering hiring a private evaluator to look at your child's learning and thinking differe…

Are My Child’s Struggles Serious Enough for an Evaluation?

How do you know if your child's school struggles are serious enough for you to request an evaluation…

The School Evaluation Process: What to Expect

What happens during the special education evaluation process? Here's what to expect before, during, …

What Can I Do If the School Is Moving Too Slowly With an Evaluation?

Is the school not moving fast enough with your child's evaluation? Learn what to do if the school mo…

Functional Assessment: What It Is and How It Works

When a student has behavior challenges, schools may use a process called functional behavioral asses…

What Evaluation Testing Results Mean

Is your child being evaluated to determine special education eligibility? The evaluation report will…