Why Should My Child Be Evaluated?
One of the struggles parents have is how to help their child when learning becomes frustrating and grade level progress slows. The purpose of a psycho-educational assessment is to provide you with comprehensive information about how your child thinks and learns. The information obtained from a psycho-educational assessment can be used to identify gaps in learning, provide your child's school with baseline information so that they can provide interventions, and provide your child with a comprehensive assessment to present to the college board to petition for SAT testing accommodations. Additionally, a psycho-educational assessment can help to identify specific disorders such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and Learning Disorders.
Finally, each psycho-educational evaluation that I complete is presented in written and oral form during a one hour information meeting within two weeks from the completion of the assessment. This significantly expedites the process of identifying your child's needs. By having your child assessed within a private setting, you can identify his/her needs in a timely manner so that interventions can be implemented without delay.