School-Based Services

School-Based Services

Educational Assessments

SPG’s veteran assessors receive specialized training to ensure that evaluations are comprehensive, individualized and educationally relevant. All evaluations typically include school-site observations, teacher/parent interviews, a review of records as well as standardized and alternative assessment measures.


speech/Language Evaluations

  • Receptive and expressive language
  • Pragmatics
  • Articulation
  • Voice and Fluency



  • Including Spanish, Arabic, French, Mandarin and Cantonese, just to name a few
  • Evaluators take special precautions to assess skills in both languages in order to differentiate between speech or language delays (due to second language acquisition) and disorders.



  • Determine need and readiness for AAC
  • Match student skill level with AAC device features
  • Develop AAC participation plans for effective use in classroom
  • Provide communication partner training & assistance with procuring/customizing devices



  • Determine need and readiness for AT
  • Match student skill level with AT accommodations
  • Provide classroom training & assistance with procuring/customizing equipment



  • Include assessment, evaluation report and attendance at IEP meeting (if requested)


Psychoeducational Evaluations

  • Conducted by experienced, Licensed Educational Psychologists (LEPs)
  • Includes gathering developmental, family, school, social-emotional, and health histories, as well as administration and interpretation of standardized and alternative tests.
  • Identifies strengths and weaknesses to help IEP teams determine eligibility for special education services as well as specific suggestions and recommendations for a student to achieve their full potential.


Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs)

  • BCBAs conduct comprehensive Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs) using a variety of techniques and strategies to identify the purposes of specific challenging behaviors
  • Determine appropriate interventions to directly address these behaviors.


Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs)

  • Our BCBAs design and oversee the implementation of Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs) based on the results of an FBA
  • Our BCBAs craft comprehensive user-friendly BIPs that focus on teaching and rewarding positive behaviors.