Who can ask for an evalution?
- A teacher or school administrator
- A parent
- A medical or health care provider of the child (a doctor, a therapist)
· Failing or noticeably declining grades.
· Poor or noticeably declining progress on standardized assessments (AIMS tests, for example)
· Behaviors that cause the student to stand out, negatively, from his peers.
· Minimal progress in RTI process.
· Only slight benefits from accommodations in a Section 504 plan.
· Numerous or increasing disciplinary referrals.
· Signs of depression, withdrawal, inattention.
· Increasing unexcused absences.
· A history of being hospitalized.
· A diagnosis under DSM-IV (or the upcoming DSM-V).
· Being seen by an outside service provider, such as a psychologist, psychiatrist or therapist.