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OUSD Diagnostic Center

Early Intervention for our Youngest Students in Oakland

The Diagnostic Center is a one-of-a-kind department in Oakland Unified. The experienced and specialized staff at the Diagnostic Center are ready to support your family if you are concerned about the development of your young child. See below for information on when and how you access the Diagnostic Center for your unique student. 


The Diagnostic Center Only Serves Oakland Residents

If you live in another city, please contact that district for an evaluation

Berkeley Unified School District 

Emeryville Unified School District

San Leandro Unified School District 


What is the Diagnostic Center in OUSD?

Our Purpose, Our Mission

What is the Special Education Assessment Process?

The Information You Need

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