Report Writing: Guide

It is extremely important that the evaluator include all the necessary information in their evaluation. This is a template of all the necessary sections in an evaluation.

Report Writing: Quantification

Even though standardized test scores should not be used to determine or diagnose disability, quantification is required to demonstrate that a child should receive services. It is the evaluator’s job to use his or her clinical judgement to determine percentage of delay if it exists.

Report Writing: Background

It is important to be as thorough as possible when writing the background section of the evaluation as extenuating circumstances could explain a delay in language development and also help the evaluator differentiate between a delay, disorder, or normal language development, given the circumstances.