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Funny Feeling About Preschool.

Funny Feeling About Preschool.

long island, ny here...my dev. ped. scripted a behavioral eval, i brought it to the state contracted school who said he didn't need it they have the info to provide b/c we are going back to committee b/c my son has bad issues with staying on point and regresses over the weekend.

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

They should give you one. The law states they MUST eval every 3y and pay for it every year. If they won't give you one then you need to
1 show them the exact words of the law
2get an independant evaluator and get one yourself then pass the bill to the school who should have covered it.
3 NEVER take their word on the eval get it looked at by a professional or advocate who knows how to interpret it.

posted almost 8 years ago
A MyAutismTeam Member said:

1 when was his last eval? They are required every 3y and must be provided free once a year. More or less often if you and iep team agrees. If the state refuses then you can get a private one. Make sure the evaluate is invited to meetings reguarding this eval, occasionally the school will reimburse if something substantive it's learned. Check our www.wrightslaw.com

posted almost 8 years ago
A MyAutismTeam Member said:

thank you so much, will look up wrightslaw. and i'm going to look for a parent/mentor/advocate.

posted almost 8 years ago
A MyAutismTeam Member said:

sorry i was sick...his last full eval was at 23 months. thanks, i felt a little odd when his school said he didn't need an eval cuz they had all his current info.. i just have a hunch that somehow the school appeases the powers that be so that they stay in good standing and continue to get state and cpse financial support.

posted almost 8 years ago
A MyAutismTeam Member said:

p.s.: what should i do?

posted almost 8 years ago
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