Special needs assessments are in high demand and identifying the right specialist to provide an assessment, diagnosis and offer next steps for intervention can be challenging. The emotional journey is never quite straight forward and many times families zig and zag before they get on the right path. Referrals are typically the best move toward the next step given the individualization of assessments required. Below, we have listed out places and people that are popular for giving special needs assessments. If you have further recommendations, please let us know at [email protected].