The educational diagnostician works within the special education department in public school systems and is the professional who is primarily responsible for conducting and coordinating the initial full individual evaluation of students suspected of having a disability. Educational diagnosticians also conduct and coordinate re-evaluations of students currently receiving special education and related services.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
This program prepares the prospective education diagnostician to conduct full individual evaluations and compose written reports. Student in the program also are prepared to: interpret the results of evaluation data to parents and other professionals; work with the multidisciplinary team to plan and incorporate appropriate teaching methods, materials and mastery level into the individual education plans of students with disabilities; assist public schools by possessing knowledge of compliance issues regarding federal and state laws, rules and regulations that affect students with disabilities; and understand the importance of the child-centered process in all aspects of education.