45 Day Assessment Program
 
Assists in determining interventions that will aid students with increasing their ability to perform successfully within an educational setting. The program also addresses the therapeutic needs relative to each student. Psychosocial needs are accessed via formal and informal assessments while utilizing a holistic approach. 
 
V-5- Functional Vocational Evaluation
 
Valley's V-5 is a comprehensive assessment of the following skills: Sensory-motor, Gross & Fine Motor, Coping/Adaptive Behavior, and Autonomous Living. The V-5 determines an individual’s: Intellectual functioning, Strengths, Preferences, and Interests, Work adjustment and Job readiness, and Memory and Learning Style. The V-5 also includes an observation of the student in a community based work environment.
Referral Process: Initial referral from the school district

Contact:
Karen Rowe, M.Ed., Transition Specialist
Valley Collaborative
40 Linnell Circle
Billerica, MA 01821
krowe@valleycollaborative.org
978-528-7852
 
V-10- Transition Assessment

This comprehensive assessment includes the complete V-5 Functional Vocational Evaluation and extends further to assess the broad scope of transitional skills necessary for post-secondary success.
Areas assessed include: Sensory-motor, Gross & Fine Motor, Coping/Adaptive Behavior, Autonomous Living, Intellectual functioning, Strengths, Preferences, and Interests, Work adjustment and Job readiness, Memory and Learning Style, Observation of student at community based work site, Adaptive Living, Social Skills, Self-Determination, Employability and Transition Readiness.
Results of the V-10 assists teams in developing the transition planning form (TPF), post-secondary vision, and the IEP.

Referral Process: Initial referral from the school district
Contact:
Karen Rowe, M.Ed., Transition Specialist
Valley Collaborative
40 Linnell Circle
Billerica, MA 01821
 
Psychological Assessment
 
The Psychological Assessment is performed by our licensed school psychologist and includes review of records and interviews; cognitive assessment with the WISC-IV, WAIS-IV or WPPSI-IV; a measure of visual-motor integration; behavioral screen with the BASC-2 (parent, teacher and, for older students, self-report forms); and can include classroom observation,  projective measures and other measures as requested and depending on the referral question. Our school psychologist will attend the student’s meeting to present the report.
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