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Which do I need for a special ED student evaluation? Developmental psychologist, neurodevelopmental pediatrician or occupational therapy?
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Dr. Glen Elliott
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: Depends on question
Special ed students have many types of problems, and the type of testing needed depends on the areas of concern.
They can includ speech and language, occupational therapy, phsycial therapy, psycholgoy, neuropsychology, and educational psychology, among others. Schools are mandated to work with parents to determine what evauations are needed and what steps are required to help students advance.

In brief: Depends on question
Special ed students have many types of problems, and the type of testing needed depends on the areas of concern.
They can includ speech and language, occupational therapy, phsycial therapy, psycholgoy, neuropsychology, and educational psychology, among others. Schools are mandated to work with parents to determine what evauations are needed and what steps are required to help students advance.
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