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ASSESSMENTS

Sometimes, but not always, the only way to get extra services is to do an assessment to see if your child is eligible for special education services. It's not always the only path to getting help, but can be a helpful starting point.

HOW TO REQUEST AN ASSESSMENT FOR YOUR CHILD 0-4 YEARS OLD

FOR A CHILD UNDER 3 YEARS OLD

You can request an assessment at the Regional Center of the East Bay.

 

Call their Early Start Intake line at 510-618-6195

 

Or email:
 
earlystartreferrals@rceb.org

FOR A 3-4 YEAR OLD CHILD

You can request an assessment at the Burbank and Preschool Diagnostic center.

 

 

You'll need to fill out a Letter of Concern and a Parent Questionnaire, which you can find on their website (click below) 

HOW TO REQUEST AN ASSESSMENT FOR YOUR CHILD OVER 5 YEARS OLD

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Where does your child go to school?

An OUSD School

 If your child is enrolled in Kindergarten (or in an older grade), they can be assessed for special education eligibility and services at their school. 

 

Communicate your concerns with your child's teachers in writing and ask for next steps.

Please include the following:

○ Name of Student

○ Date of Birth

○ Home Address

○ Grade

○ School Name

○ School Address

○ Reason why the student needs an assessment. Include details about what you've observed and what has already been tried. 

A Charter School 

 Please send your request to your Charter School. 

Communicate your concerns with your child's teachers in writing and ask for next steps.

Please include the following:

○ Name of Student

○ Date of Birth

○ Home Address

○ Grade

○ School Name

○ School Address

○ Reason why the student needs an assessment. Include details about what you've observed and what has already been tried. 

A private or independent school in Oakland

Please email the below information to Jorge.Wahner@ousd.org OR  mail your request to

 

Attn: Jorge Wahner

915 54th Street

Oakland, Ca  94608 

The following information is necessary to be included in the written request.

○ Name of Student

○ Date of Birth

○Home Address

○Grade

○School Name

○School Address

○ Reason why the student needs an assessment. Include details about what you've observed and what has already been tried. 

Teacher and Student

THINGS TO REMEMBER

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