Southern California's Go-To for AEDs
Southern California's Go-To for AEDs
We conduct objective and professional Adapted Physical Education IEEs that follow legal best practices. As Independent Examiners, our aim is to provide the most accurate and comprehensive assessment to determine what is best for the student.
Our owner, Andrew Smosna, has 10 years experience working as Adapted Physical Education Specialist in the state of California. Andrew has a bachelor's in Kinesiology, mater's in Sport & Exercise Psychology, a single subject PE credential, an APE added authorization, and he is a nationally Certified Adapted PE Educator (CAPE). In addition to working as an APE Specialist in the public school setting, Andrew is an assistant Professor for the Fresno Pacific University Adapted Physical Education Added Authorization Program. Lastly, Andrew currently serves as a WASC evaluator for WASC accreditation and is fully competent in standard based education within the public school setting in CA.
He has conducted countless assessments for students that have legal representation and firmly stands by his objective assessments. He has successfully defended his assessment reports in countless IEPs with legal representation, ensuring to provide objective comprehensive details that follow precise legal procedures.
If interested in our IEE Assessment Services, please call 760-428-0084. We look forward to working with you.
Q: How much do you charge for IEE APE Assessment Services?
A: Our fees start out at $4,500 - but fees are subject to location and requirements. This cost includes travel fees, 3 full days on site for observations, assessment, interviews, as well as the time to write a legally defensible assessment report and attend the IEP meeting. These fees are based on the scope of the work (mentioned above) as well as the expertise and experience we bring to the process, and the time away from our district employer.
Q: How long does the process take to complete the IEE?
A: Our timeline to complete the assessment report can vary depending on availability and the nature of the case. We strive to complete the full evaluation within 60 days. However, our specific timeline will be given once you inquire about our services.
Q: What expertise do you have to be able to provide a legally defensible IEE?
A: Andrew has a great deal of experience and expertise. He is a nationally Certified Adapted PE Educator (C.A.P.E) and has been providing direct APE services in the public school setting for 10 years. He has his bachelor's degree in Kinesiology and is fully competent in the area of motor development. In addition, he has his master's degree in Sport & Exercise Psychology, which allows for a more unique perspective on student motivation toward physical activity. Lastly, Andrew serves as an assistant professor for Fresno Pacific University, serving as a graduate level professor for the Adapted Physical Education Added Authorization Program and an assistant professor for the undergraduate Kinesiology programs. Lastly, Andrew currently serves as a WASC evaluator for WASC accreditation and fully understands standards based education within the public school setting in CA.
Q: Do you have experience competing an assessment for a legal case?
A: Andrew has completed countless evaluations and IEPs for families that had legal representation.
Q: What assessments do you use when you conduct an assessment?
A: The specific assessment tool that we use varies based on student needs. However, Andrew is trained on using the TGMD-3, Developmental Programming, KALMS, MOVE, BOT-2, the C-TAPE, and much more.
Q: Do you offer a sample of an assessment report that you have completed for a legal case?
A: Unfortunately, we do not provide sample reports. However, we can detail our assessment procedure and components.