Call them and ask for an introductory meeting. Ask about their fees for the meeting and have your questions ready.
Review the issues and ask for a written list of the tests to be given and other data to be collected.
1. Will there be classroom and playground observations?
2. Will teachers complete rating scales and other data to paint a picture of Jack at school?
3. Will they talk with those who work with him to get their “take”?
4. Can he be tested on Saturday to avoid missing school?
5. What happens after the testing is done? Do they meet with you for an extensive review?
6. What about Jack? Does he get a “child-size” version of the results?
7. Find out if they’re willing to meet with school staff and share their ideas. Check into insurance.
8. Do you need pre-approval or a doctor’s prescription?
It’s an intense and very important process. Do it right.
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