Rehab administrators answer questions regarding Language Evaluations for School-Aged Children. IPRC archives information collected by the Pediatric Rehab Administrator’s ListServ as a public service to the entire Pediatric Rehabilitation Community. All information is posted in summary format and has been de-identified. Search through past queries for responses to rehabilitation related questions. Original Questions:
1. Do you have different language evaluation lengths for school-aged children? If so:
a. What at what age does a child qualify for the longer evaluation slot?
b. How long are the evaluations?
c. Are team members granted more time for analysis and documentation of those visits?
2. Do your team members ever physically attend or call in to IEP meetings? If so:
a. How is this accounted for from a productivity perspective?
3. Are school-age evaluations ever completed as part of a team related to school performance (e.g. developmental pediatrician, psychologist, social worker)? If so:
a. Which disciplines participate?
b. How are those visits scheduled (e.g. all on same day or separate days within x period of time)?
c. Are parent conferences held after visits are completed? If so:
i. Who participates in those conferences?
ii. How long are the conferences?
iii. How are they accounted for from a productivity standpoint?