During the evaluation process observations, which will happen in clinic or the natural environment, interviews, and data collections are all analyzed. The evaluations help determine areas of deficit, and the function or reason behind particular behaviors. This will help to pinpoint subsequent beneficial interventions to help your child become most successful.

The following are some formal tools used for comprehensive assessment:

  • Functional Behavior Assessments (FBA)
  • Assessment of Basic Language and Learning – Revised (ABLLS – R)
  • Verbal Behavioral Milestones and Placement Program (VB-MAPP)
  • Assessment of Functional Living Skills (AFLS)
  • Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales (Vineland SR-3)
  • PDD Behavior Inventory (PDD-BI)
  • Social Responsiveness Scale (SRS-2)