Special Education Services

CPSE Evaluations

The Family Center Home & Community-Based Program is an approved New York City Department of Education evaluation site for children who are referred through the Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) upon parental request and consent to determine eligibility for special education services.

CPSE Mandated Evaluations include:

  • Social History
  • Psychological

Supplemental Evaluations may also be conducted:

  • Speech/feeding
  • Educational
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Audiological
  • School observation
  • Other types as needed

These evaluations determine the eligibility for special education services. Specific services mandates are determined at the Individualized Education Program meeting conducted by the Department of Education.