Diagnostic Center, Northern Califoria

COVID-19 Notice

Diagnostic Center of Northern California resumed in-person testing on Monday, May 3rd with strict health and safety protocols. In-person testing for a limited number of students will take place in the month of May only. Districts and families with in-person testing scheduled this month have been contacted. Assessments will continue to be scheduled based on the order applications were received. We will reach out to all districts and families who await in-person testing with carry-over updates for the 2021-2022 school year.

DCN Worksite Plan Guidelines and Protocols for the 2020-2021 School Year (PDF) | General Diagnostic Centers' Reopening Guidance Overview External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF)


Our Services Include...

  • Comprehensive, state-of-the-art assessment and educational planning services to assist local school districts in determining the needs of their most complex students;
  • On-site technical assistance and consultation in program and instructional design based on the unique needs of each student;
  • Professional development opportunities for teachers, administrators and special education staff, including presentations at national, statewide, and local conferences and workshops, provided by specialists with "hands-on" experience;
  • Family education opportunities, including consultation, referral, and resource information.

There is no cost for assessment services; however, requests for services must be generated by the local school district.


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