Admissions Process

1. Application for Admission (Due January 31st, 2020)

2. Tuition Assistance Form and Deadline: (January 31, 2020)

  1. You must submit the tuition assistance application to us using the following link:
    Apply for Financial Aid
  2. You must submit the tuition assistance application by or before the deadline of January 31, 2020.
  3. You must be willing to verify all information in your application.

Tuition assistance notifications will be received along with your admissions decision packet in March 2020.

3. Application Fee:

An Application Fee of $100 is required. Please use the secure Pay Now button below to process your application fee. If you have any questions, call 301.299.4602 or e-mail:

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4. A Recent Photograph of the Student

5. Release of Information:

Parents/guardians, please sign this form and return it to The Diener School with your completed application. Please make a copy of this release and send it to your school as well as any therapeutic providers listed in the application. TDS_FORM_RELEASE_INFORMATION_2015

6. Request for Transcripts:

Parents/guardians, please sign and deliver this form to the administrator of your child’s current school. Do not return this form to The Diener School. TDS_FORM_TRANSCRIPT_REQUEST_2015

7. Confidential Academic Teacher Recommendation:

(Confidential between The Diener School and current school) Teachers completing these forms are required to have taught the student within the past two years. TDS_FORM_TEACHER_RECOMMENDATION_2015

8. Required Evaluations:

Full Psycho-Educational Evaluation and Report Completed within the Last 18 Months.

  • Speech Therapy Evaluation:
    (If an applicant has received speech services within the past 12 months)
  • Occupational Therapy Evaluation:
    (If an applicant has received occupational therapy services within the past 18 months)
  • Other Evaluation and Reports:
    Please provide any other relevant educational, IQ, therapeutic, neurological or psychological evaluations completed within the past 12 months.
  • Current Report Card and, if applicable, current IEP.

Admissions Questions?

Please contact: Kathy Chumas, Director of Admissions & Therapeutic Services
Tel: 301.299.4602 OR Send us an email and we’ll respond as soon as possible.