Assessment Team

The Assessment Team works collaboratively with school district personnel to provide assistance meeting the unique and challenging needs of individual students with severe and/or multiple disabilities. Through mutual agreement with all parties, the Assessment Team may also serve as a source of independent/second opinion evaluation. 

The Assessment Process


  • Review each referral request with school district representative
  • Meet with parent(s) and district teams to plan an assessment if needed
  • Request additional data as needed from districts, physicians, agencies
    and parents
  • Schedule necessary assessments and/or observations and interviews
  • Document the results of the data gathered in report format that
    describes the child's needs and potential impact in the educational
  • Participate in follow-up conference(s) with the parents, school
    personnel, and others as necessary
  • Provide additional technical assistance and consultation as requested
    by members of the student's IEP team
  • OT/PT may be part of the process as needed

Assessment Team Staff

The Assessment Team is coordinated by Christy Donnelly.

Requests for referral should be directed to Marlene McCommons
(937) 236-9965.