The Department provides an assessment service to support applications for the Program for Students with Disabilities on behalf of students in the categories of Intellectual Disability and Severe Language Disorder with Critical Educational Needs. Assessments of students under these two categories must be completed through this service.
Lewis & Lewis is contracted by the Department to manage and administer the assessment service. All assessments are conducted by qualified and fully registered psychologists and speech pathologists.
The assessment process
The following document provides information about the assessment service and the stages of the assessment process:
If you have a concern regarding the assessment service provided by Lewis & Lewis, we recommend that you follow their Complaints Procedure.
Your concerns may also be addressed by following the Department’s process for Parent Complaints.
Referrals can be made by contacting Lewis & Lewis on 9380 5742.
It is advised that schools have relevant student information accessible when contacting the assessment service.
For further information about making a referral, see Lewis & Lewis’ PSD Referral Information.