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Types of Evaluations

Descriptions of Evaluations / Tests Performed

To Obtain Information On
Conducted By
Sight, hearing, physical development; medical needs; physical & health factors which affect school progress
School physician, school nurse, child's pediatrician
General intelligence; learning strengths and weaknesses; instructional needs; social interactions and relationships
School Psychologist
Receptive/expressive oral language, production of sounds, voice, fluency, auditory-perceptual skills
Speech-Language Pathologist, Speech Therapist
Coordination, strength, visual perception, visual motor integration, sensory processing, self-care skills
Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist
Social History
Parent's perception of child's development and other factors that may affect school performance
School Social Worker, School Psychologist
Class Observation
Performance in the current educational setting; relationship to teacher and other students; learning styles, attention span
School Administrator, Special Educator, CSE Member, School Psychologist, School Social Worker
Appropriate Educational Evaluations
Educational achievement; learning strengths and weaknesses; vocational and academic needs
Teachers, Reading Specialists, Math Specialists, Special Educators, School Psychologist
Assessments in all areas relating to the suspected disability
A specific assessment related to health, vision, hearing; social-emotional development; general intelligence; communication skills; motor abilities; academic performance
School Psychologist, Speech-Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, School Nurse, Special Educator