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Psychological Testing

Assessing children or teens using standardized tests to look at behavior, academics, and cognitive abilities

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Psychological Evaluations

Goal: To provide information to parents, schools and other professionals regarding a child’s strengths/weaknesses, diagnoses and potential interventions.  The evaluations can answer diagnostic questions about ADHD, Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Depression, Anxiety and processing disorders.

What Do Psychological Tests Identify?

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD)

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders/Asperger’s Syndrome

  • Processing Disorders (sensory, visual, auditory, memory)

  • Learning Disabilities

    • Executive Functioning Deficits

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Emotional Problems

  • Aggression/Behavior Problems 

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What Are the Services?

Limited Assessment

Purpose:  Identify social-emotional, behavioral and developmental issues of the student.For example, does your child have ADHD?

 

Assessment includes: 

  • Interviews with parents and student

  • Direct testing of student’s social and emotional functioning

  • Behavior forms completed by parents and teachers

  • Consultations with other professionals (as needed)

  • Review of records (as needed)

  • Scoring and interpretation of testing data

  • Written summary of testing results

  • Feedback session to review results and recommendations

Total time: 6-10 hours

Cost: approximately: $1,260 to $2,100

Comprehensive Psychological Assessment

Purpose:  Identify cognitive strengths and weaknesses, social-emotional, behavioral and developmental issues of the student, as well as processing skills.For example, does your child have memory or processing problems that are interfering with learning?

 

Assessment includes: 

  • Interviews with parents and student

  • Direct testing of student’s cognitive and processing skills

  • Direct testing of student’s social and emotional functioning

  • Behavior forms completed by parents and teachers

  • Consultations with other professionals (as needed)

  • Review of records (as needed)

  • Scoring and interpretation of testing data

  • Written summary of testing results

  • Feedback session to review results and recommendations

Total time: 11-14 hours

Cost: approximately: $2,310 to $2,940

Comprehensive Pyscho-Educational Assessment

Purpose:  Identify cognitive and academic strengths and weaknesses, social-emotional, behavioral and developmental issues of the student, as well as processing skills.For example, does your child have a learning disability (dyslexia) or need special education services?

 

Assessment includes all elements of comprehensive psychological assessment plus: 

  • Direct testing of the student’s academic skills

  • Written summary or comprehensive report of testing results

  • Feedback session to review results and recommendations

Total time: 14 -18 hours

Cost: approximately: $2,940 to $3,780