Aug 022013
Neuropsychological Testing and Cross-body Patterning

Return to Questions Q: Please give me your opinion about using any of these services: 1) Neuropsychological Testing through the school system 2) Pediatrician 3) Neurodevelopment Training Answer: 1. Testing through the school system — This is an “okay” option, but the testing is not neuropsychological testing. Testing is usually performed by a school psychologist, […]

Aug 022013
Learning Disabilities Testing : I don't want my child labeled!

Return to Questions Q: I don’t want my child ‘labeled’. Why should I have learning disabilities testing? Answer: I recommend every parent of a child who seems to have learning disabilities obtain professional learning disabilities testing by a neuropsychologist or psychoeducational evaluator.¬† While a “diagnosis” or “label” is part of the outcome, the label is […]

Feb 062013
Choices for a Comprehensive Educational Evaluation

There are basically two options for getting an Educational Evaluation for your child–the public school system or a private practitioner (educational psychologist or neuropsychologist.) A neuropsychologist is your most qualified option. Option #1: Publicly Paid For Educational Evaluation The public school system is required, by law, to provide an educational evaluation for any child suspected […]

Jan 012013
Stanford Achievement Test versus Iowa Standardized Test (ITBS)

Stanford Achievement Test VS Iowa Standardized Test – Which is best for kids with LDs? Parents of Learning Abled Kids often wonder whether the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) or the Stanford Achievement test is the better choice for their child’s required annual standardized testing. In addition to¬†standardized test preparation for your child, you […]