Evaluating Your Child for ADHD

Many behaviors associated with ADHD—problems with taking in information, memory, processing speed, and sensory/perception—may in fact be attributable to other issues. Therefore, the only way to know if your child has ADHD is to have him undergo a thorough evaluation… Read the rest

From Evaluation to IEP

Understanding the results of your child’s LD evaluation provides you with the information you need to create meaningful goals and objectives—the basis upon which her Individualized Education Plan (IEP) is built. Based on the evaluation results, advocate for annual goals… Read the rest

Evaluating Your Child for Dyslexia

Many children have difficulty learning how to read or improving their reading. Some read reasonably well, but their spelling and writing skills are poor. If any of these issues sound familiar, your child is a prime candidate for a reading… Read the rest

Evaluating Your Child for EFD

Executive functions have been likened to an orchestra conductor. The conductor doesn’t play the instruments, but he decides which instruments are needed, cues them, and integrates the sound to produce Beethoven’s 9th Symphony. In cognitive terms, executive functions include the… Read the rest