Immediate appointments available for diagnostic evaluations.

Diagnostic Evaluations

Types of Assessment

  • Developmental Assessment: examination of your child's overall development with recommendations for ways to promote growth and development
  • Psychological Evaluation: comprehensive examination of emotional, behavioral, and social issues to determine diagnosis and identify evidence-based recommendations for intervention
  • Psychoeducational Evaluation: exploration of academic, behavioral, emotional, or social issues that may impact your child at school

 

 

Assessment Areas

  • Intellectual functioning

  • Academic achievement

  • Cognitive processing and attention

  • Language skills

  • Social-emotional and behavioral functioning

Areas of specialty

Autism spectrum disorder

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Developmental delays and disabilities

Learning disability

Intellectual giftedness

Anxiety disorders

Emotional/Behavioral concerns

 

I am skilled in the use of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition (ADOS-2), largely considered the gold standard in identifying autism.

 

 

Assessment Process

 

 

  1. Initial consultation
  2. Clinical interview 
  3. Review of available records
  4. Mental status examination
  5. Administration of standardized assessment measures
  6. Scoring of assessment measures and interpretation of findings
  7. Preparation of comprehensive psychological report
  8. Feedback session to discuss results