UCSI Special Education Referral Process ( :pen: 1. Identify (Home room…
UCSI Special Education Referral Process
:pen: 1. Identify
Observation (It usually takes 3-4 months): School counselor
gets the permission
from leadship team before observation.
happens on different time in different classes with different teachers
If the student is too young and is not mentally developed yet
Mind state and challenges
Biology: sensory; visual; hearing; speech and other physical challenges
Individual, sibling and family
Cognitive development assessment
Home room teachers and subject teachers
:pen: 2. Communicate with parents
Make it clear we support but not label kids.
The school counselor suggests solution.
in-school train plan.
Parents are suggested to get a diagnosis from assessment center.
Certificate of diagnosis
is the main requirement of a formal admission.
:pen: 3. Student's eligibility for school inclusion policy and special needs service.
:pen: 4. IEP
:pen: 5. Review IEP
1 more item...
School counselor gets feedback from teachers to see if IEP helps the students progress in varying aspects enough.
If not, the school counselor will go to the assessment center to get a readjusted or reformulated IEP from the diagnostician.
The school counselor gets IEP ( Individual Education Program) from the diagnostician and discuss IEP with homeroom teacher and subject teachers.The application of IEP includes intervention and therapy.
IEP Individualized Education Plan: Summarized & Explained. (2016, August 29). Retrieved from
School leadership, coordinators, counselor and parents analyze the result from assessment center and decide if the school has appropriate equipment, facility and trained staff to support the student as well as if the student is eligible for school special needs service.