The Diagnostic Center, Southern California provides high-quality, individualized services to special education students, their families, and school districts.
Services are provided by expert, transdisciplinary teams of diagnostic professionals that may include educational specialists, speech-language specialists, school psychologists, clinical psychologists, motor specialists, and pediatricians who address the unique educational needs of Southern California's most difficult-to-serve students enrolled in special education programs.
The Diagnostic Center, Southern California is one of three regional assessment centers operated by the State Special Schools and Services Division of the California Department of Education. The Centers provide assessment, training, and technical assistance to all Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) in California. Each of the three Centers serves a specific geographic region in the state: