The Difference Between Private and School Evaluations with Dr. Brandi Tanner

May 23, 2022

You’re not going to want to miss this episode. It’s so full of great information and advocacy tips – not just for people exploring eligibility

I'm ashley!

I'm here to empower parents and educators to become advocates and teachers, through collaboration, education, and support.


apple podcast ⟶

spotify ⟶

Stitcher ⟶

youtube ⟶

your Monthly Membership to All Things ABCo.


Learn more → 

Tailored Tutoring
Compassionate Coaching
Effective Advocacy

tutoring & coaching

now open → 

Tune In: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Podcast

You’re not going to want to miss this episode. It’s so full of great information and advocacy tips – not just for people exploring eligibility but also for people considering private evaluations, working with outside clinicians, and for anyone that writes an IEP goal. Yes, yes, that’s YOU!!!! In today’s episode, I talk to psychologist Dr. Brandi Tanner, about evaluations – the difference between what you get at school and what you get in a private clinic, what to do with the results, how often to test, and much, much more!! You guys usually like hearing from the psychologists, and I think you’re going to LOVE this one!
Brandi Tanner, Ph.D., NCSP

Dr. Brandi Tanner has over twenty years of experience working with children and adolescents with learning and behavioral problems. She is both a licensed psychologist and a certified school psychologist.

Dr. Tanner earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and Masters’ Degree in Special Education from West Virginia University. She entered her working career as a special education teacher. She later returned to school and earned her doctoral degree in School Psychology from the University of South Florida.

Dr. Tanner’s doctoral-level education training included experiences in assessment and treatment of learning and behavioral problems for children and adolescents, systems-level consultation in Response to Intervention (RtI), and treatment integrity in school interventions. Upon completion of her doctoral degree, Dr. Tanner worked as a school psychologist in a metro-Atlanta district for several years.

Currently, Dr. Tanner provides conducts comprehensive psychological and psychoeducational evaluations in her private practice, Lightway Psychological Services. She provides special education advocacy services through Your IEP Source.

Facebook: @youriepsource
Instagram: @youriepsource

Never miss out on a new episode by joining my mailing list here:

+ show Comments

- Hide Comments

add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Become a (Better) Special Education Advocate

enroll now

The most comprehensive course on special education advocacy on the market designed to address not only the content of special education but also advocacy, negotiation strategy, and business operation.