Formal Accommodations Needed
For individuals that are students, educational testing can be a powerful mechanism to assist in leveling the playing field with certain accommodations being afforded. Prior to testing, it is important to review the individual requirements of the test being considered to substantiate the need for accommodations. Some accommodations include:
Specific Learning Disabilities (Reading, Writing, Math)
A learning disability is a neurological disorder that affects different psychological processes that are needed to effectively use our language system. It can manifest in difficulties with reading, writing, spelling, listening, speaking, thinking, or mathematics. The various kinds of specific learning disabilities include:
Based on one of these specific learning disabilities, the child is typically having great difficulty achieving adequately for the child’s age or to meet State-approved grade-level standards in one or more of the following areas (i.e., when provided with learning experiences and instruction appropriate for the child’s age or State-approved grade–level standards):
If your child is demonstrating any of the following symptoms to a degree that is causing challenges in some important aspect of his or her life, assessing for ADHD may be helpful.
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Psychological and psychoeducational evaluations involve a process of testing that uses a combination of techniques to help arrive at some hypotheses about a person and their behavior, academic functioning (if appropriate) personality and capabilities. Information is typically gathered from multiple sources using multiple means of evaluation, which helps provide a comprehensive picture of the person being tested. Recommendations are based on all the evaluation results and are aimed to be functional and meaningful for the individual. Common issues addressed in psychological and psychoeducational evaluations include:
Diagnostic Clarification and Treatment Planning
Many times, your therapist and/or psychiatrist may recommend that you or your child participate in a psychological evaluation. We will work hard to provide accurate assessment and appropriate treatment recommendations so that you or your child will receive the important assistance he or she needs to succeed. Psychological testing and assessment are often the beginning stages of determining what is at the core of one’s problems. The process can help expedite what have been long-term and unanswered questions and lead to productive changes.
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