Learning Disabilities Assessments

Lake County Department of Social Services (LCDSS) staff refers WtW participants for learning disabilities assessments to be completed by a contractor.  The contractor meets individually with each referred participant and administers specific tests, which include an aptitude test, achievement test and a vocational interest test.  The testing is utilized to determine if the participant has a learning disability.  The contractor completes a written evaluation, which includes a determination on the existence of a learning disability, severity of the disability, recommended accommodations and recommendations for additional services.