Our on-staff School Psychologist provides psychological and psychoeducational evaluations to address intellectual, learning, social/emotional, and behavioral concerns. At this time, we can evaluate children and adolescents ages 6 to 21. Each assessment is personalized to meet the unique needs of the individual being evaluated and answer the specific referral questions accordingly. Our psychologist has extensive knowledge of the evaluation process with over 12 years of experience in the education system ranging from Elementary to High School. 

The assessment process includes an evaluation of personal strengths and needs, so that recommendations are tailored to each individual. Areas assessed include Gifted Identification, Learning Disorder(s), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Intellectual Disabilities, and other Emotional & Behavioral Disorders (e.g., depression, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, disruptive mood dysregulation disorder, etc.) The process includes an initial parent consultation, review of records, testing session(s) and interpretation, report writing, and feedback consultation to discuss results and recommendations.

Tier 1: Cognitive Evaluation/Gifted Identification

A gifted identification evaluation is a specialized assessment process designed to identify individuals with exceptional intellectual reasoning abilities. Gifted characteristics include, but not limited to: curious, rigid, asks frequent questions, excellent memory, inventive, takes on leadership roles, grasps new concepts quickly, emotional, or strong vocabulary. The evaluation consists of a standardized cognitive assessment.

Tier 2: Specific Learning Disability Evaluation

Learning disorders are neurodevelopmental in origin that is manifested in deficiencies across reading, written communication, and mathematics. Learning Disorders occur in approximately 1 out of 5 people in the general population. The evaluation process includes an intellectual assessment and standardized achievement test, as well as executive functioning rating scales.

Tier 3: Comprehensive Psychoeducational Evaluations

A comprehensive evaluation includes, but not limited to, a cognitive assessment, test of achievement, executive functioning rating scales, as well as social, emotional, and/or behavior rating scales to address one or more of the following suspected disabilities: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Intellectual Disabilities, and other Emotional & Behavioral Disorders (e.g., depression, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, disruptive mood dysregulation disorder, etc.) 

For pricing and information on scheduling, please contact our office at 727-437-0980.

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