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Independent Educational Evaluation (IEE):

An Independent Educational Evaluation (IEE) is conducted when parents disagree with the school’s assessment of their child’s learning needs. It aims to provide an unbiased and comprehensive analysis of the student’s strengths, weaknesses, and educational requirements. The IEE assesses various aspects, including academic performance, cognitive abilities, social-emotional development, and any specialized needs the student might have. Its primary goal is to offer an alternative perspective to support informed decision-making regarding the child’s educational planning and services.

Psychoeducational Assessment:

A psychoeducational assessment is a comprehensive evaluation to understand an individual’s cognitive abilities, academic skills, social-emotional functioning, and behavioral patterns. This assessment involves various tests, observations, and interviews aimed at identifying a person’s strengths and weaknesses in learning and behavior. It examines areas such as intelligence, memory, attention, language skills, and academic achievement. The results provide a detailed profile of the individual’s learning style, any potential learning disabilities, developmental delays, or emotional challenges that might impact their educational progress. Psychoeducational assessments offer invaluable insights to tailor personalized interventions, educational strategies, and support services to meet the individual’s specific needs.

504 Plan Accomodations:

Through educational testing, I provide a clinical DSM-5 diagnosis and suggest accommodations that connects to your student’s learning needs. In a private school or college/university setting, schools may consider documented disabilities and provide a support plan.

Gifted / IQ testing:

This evaluation is conducted to gauge an individual’s cognitive abilities and intellectual potential. It involves a series of standardized assessments to measure various skills like reasoning, problem-solving, and abstract thinking.

Twice-exceptional (2e) assessment:

2e assessment involves identifying students who possess exceptional talents or abilities alongside learning or developmental challenges such as ADHD, dyslexia, or autism spectrum disorder. This evaluation enables me to offer tailored recommendations and interventions to support their academic, social, and emotional development.

Social-emotional Assessment:

A social-emotional evaluation zeroes in on understanding social and emotional growth, pinpointing behaviors crucial for therapy initiation. It offers valuable insights for individuals experiencing challenges with anxiety, anger, sadness, or facing difficulties in their interactions with peers, teachers, or parents.

Academic Assessment:

An academic assessment is a test that checks specific strengths and areas needing improvement in subjects like reading, math, writing, and language. It helps measure what a student has learned compared to others their same age or grade, serving as a guide to see how effective their educational programs are.