No, we will not diagnose any particular learning challenge. We will refer you to other qualified professionals. It is important to obtain the diagnosis to determine future educational programming and planning. With a detailed report from a child psychologist, we can tailor the child’s program to fit his or her individual needs. Dyslexia can be […]
No, we will not diagnose any particular learning challenge. We will refer to other qualified professionals for further testing. Sometimes parents will begin with our program and watch the progress for several months in order to decide if further testing is needed.
The evaluation is geared toward obtaining the information we need to plan appropriate lessons and possible further referrals. We assess reading level, ability to auditorially, analyze sounds and parts of words, fluency, oral language comprehension, sight words, spelling of sounds, and several other relevant areas. The evaluation will depend on the individual needs of the […]
Research has repeatedly proven that intelligence and reading are not correlated. Children who have a high IQ can still have difficulty reading. Even after 25 years of working with children – this concept is still difficult to comprehend and explain. A better indicator of success in reading is the child’s ability in phonological processing.
Many parents inevitably ask this question. I will not promise a certain amount of progress in any amount of time. Reading is a complicated process. It can depend on the child’s attention span, language skills, auditory processing, visual processing, visual memory, phonological processing/awareness, directionality, vocabulary, intelligence, vision skills, memory skills, and other various skills. Many […]