Testing & Diagnosis: Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, Learning Disability, Gifted, Intellectually Disabled
We do not do the same assessment for each client. Your specific needs will be clarified and the least expensive way to fully answer your concerns will be discussed.
Common assessment concerns:
- Autism / Asperger’s Disorder / Autism Spectrum / Social Pragmatic Communication Disorder
- Social Challenges/Skills deficits
- Sensory Processing
- Social Anxiety
- Adaptive Behavior / Daily Living Skills
- Depression / low self esteem
- Assessment to access Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
- Assessment to apply for disability benefits (SSI or SSDI)
- Assessment to apply for guardianship
- ADHD / Executive Function
- ADHD – Combined Type (i.e., impulsive, hyperactive and inattentive)
- ADHD – Inattentive (i.e., inattentive without impulsivity or hyperactivity)
- Executive function challenges due to other learning challenges (e.g., autism, anxiety, dyslexia)
- Working memory challenges
- Learning Differences / Dyslexia / Dyscalculia / Dysgraphia
- Reading & Writing Disorder / Dyslexia
- Math Disorder
- Nonverbal Learning Disability
- Note: Nonverbal learning disorder is a learning disorder that is ‘not a verbal’ disorder. Individuals with NLD have excellent verbal skills with a deficit in visual spatial skills.
- Reading Comprehension challenges
- Expository Writing challenges
- Note: We do not specialize in assessments needed to test individuals who are nonverbal.
- Emotional Challenges
- Behavioral Challenges
- Intellectual Disability
- Talented & Gifted
We provide assessment for most ages and ability levels.
Dr. Arnold is a child & adolescent development expert. Ms. Craker has extensive experience in cognitive and academic assessment. (Note: We are not neuropsychologists.)
We review previous assessments by other providers.
Many parents have previous assessments they don’t fully understand. We will review these and teach you what they mean in regards to diagnosis, treatment and advocacy.
We provide assessment for Social Security & Developmental Disability Services.
SSI and SSDI require current assessments to qualify someone for disability funds. We routinely provide these evaluations.