Diagnostic Center, Southern California
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Project Areas

Autistic Spectrum Disorders:

These projects are designed to provide technical assistance and training to school personnel working with students with autistic spectrum disorders.

Sample Project Components/Outcomes:

  • Designing Positive Behavior Supports, including the use of visual support strategies
  • Implementation of Evidence-Based Interventions
  • Strategies to Support Social Inclusion
  • Guidelines and Training for One-to-One Assistants

Moderate to Severe Disabilities:

These projects are designed to provide technical assistance and training to school personnel working with students with moderate to severe cognitive disabilities.

Sample Project Components/Outcomes:

  • Use of systematic instruction strategies in the classroom
  • Identifying and teaching functional academic skills
  • Aligning critical functional skills with the core curriculum
  • Providing assistance for classroom behavior management

Transition:

Transition projects are designed to provide technical assistance and training to school districts in developing and implementing transition programs that facilitate the movement from school to post-school activities. Project components can be tailored for students at the middle or high school level.

Sample Project Components/Outcomes:

  • Demonstration of lessons/activities linked to standards
  • Strategies to identify interests/strengths and individual transition needs
  • Development of individual transition planners for each participant

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Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Diagnostic Center, Southern California is not currently providing Center or Field-based assessment services. We are, however, accepting referral applications and providing services based on a service delivery model aligned with current public health agencies and the California Department of Education guidance. All referral applications and requests for assessment are evaluated on a case by case basis and any services rendered by the Diagnostic Center, Southern California are individually designed to address referral questions and concerns. As the situation with COVID-19 evolves we will continue to adjust our service delivery model to ensure the safety of staff, students, and the families we serve. Please send us a message via our Contact Page if you have additional questions.

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