Independent Assessments & Annual Reviews

Independent assessments can provide a more detailed, objective and comprehensive evaluation of a child with autism. Many parents can gain a better understanding of their child’s needs through independent assessments rather than solely relying on evaluations by a state/early intervention agency and/or school district. Parents can obtain independent assessments from private agencies, professionals or even autism clinics at universities. This article describes these assessments in more depth for parents in need of this type of service for their child.