My child is nonverbal or I have concerns about my child’s compliance or participation in the evaluation.

During the evaluation process it is our goal to utilize clinical observation, standard testing procedures, as well as parent report measures to gain information regarding a child’s strengths and relative weaknesses. We have the capability to circumvent physical or language obstacles and use adapted measures and modified testing in order to capture the most […]

What information do I need to bring with me to the evaluation?

As part of the evaluation process a family will be asked to complete various paperwork, including a developmental questionnaire, authorization of release of information and a confidentiality agreement. It is important that the family return the developmental questionnaire prior to the appointments or bring the completed form to the first intake appointment. In addition, it […]

My child takes medication, should I give it to them on the day of the evaluation?

Yes, continue the medication as prescribed by the physician. It is helpful to get the child’s optimal performance during the evaluation and if medication is typically administered then it is encouraged.

How can I prepare my child for the evaluation?

For younger children, you may choose to downplay the label “doctor” if this is a frightening term and feel free to refer to your clinician by their first name. Reassure the child that this is an office with lots of toys and games, there are no medical or invasive procedures utilized. Parents may spend some […]

When will I receive a written report?

Written feedback shall be provided within 4 to 6 weeks of the final assessment meeting. Generating these documents is time consuming process; however, we are committed to providing this written documentation in a timely manner.

What can I expect in the feedback session?

The feedback session is an appointment which the parents/guardians attend after the evaluation process and is designed for the clinician to present the findings to the parents/guardians, respond to the referral question(s), and fully explain recommendations. This meeting is typically 45 minute – 1 hour.