ATTENTION or FOCUS DISORDERS

Often overdiagnosed, a good ADHD assessment helps one understand if focus issues are due to real ADHD (a brain-based disorder) or Anxiety, learning disability or undermotivation.

AUTISM

These individuals have difficulty connecting with peers and may seem aloof and “in their own world.” A good eval will determine if this is real Autism (even if high-functioning or mild) or a combination of unique personality characteristics. Sometimes what appears to be Autism are behaviors due to speech or developmental delays.

DYSLEXIA

(and Learning Disabilities) Testing explains exactly why a child/teen is underperforming---and exactly how to teach to his strengths. Recommendations for parenting changes, 504 and IEPs plus any therapies necessary are made in a no-nonsense meeting with the parents

Assessments and Therapies Provided

ADD – ADHD – Autism & Dyslexia Center – Littleton CO

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LEARNING DISABILITIES

There are several types of Learning Disabilites including Auditory Deficits which might affect phonics and listening.  Visual Processing deficits sometimes called dyslexia, cause delays and frustration in the reading process. Later in Elementary School or even High School deficits in logic and reasoning can come into play.

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ATTENTION OR FOCUS DISORDERS

A child or teen with Attention Disorders (ADHD formerly called ADD) exhibits daydreaming, disorganization, distractibility, resistance to schoolwork and difficulty sitting.

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AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

Children, adolescents and adults with High Functioning Autism, formerly called Asperger’s Syndrome have difficulty making eye contact, and reading subtle social signals. They are sometimes filled with preoccupations (Thomas the Tank, Pokemon, Star Wars) which causes incessant talk and play. Sensory concerns occur like aversions to fabrics, textures, foods and noises.

Dr. Gary’s Background

EMPLOYMENT

2005 to present Summit Professional Education. Nationwide Instructor offering. Continuing Education courses in Alternative Treatments of ADHD and Autism
Private Practice 1985 To Present

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at University South Florida (A.P.A. Approved) Tampa, Florida

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member, American Psychological Association 1980 – present
  • Colorado Psychological Association 2015 to present
  • International Dyslexia Association — Rocky Mountain Branch
  • Certificate of Qualification in Psychology (CPQ) from Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards
APPROVED FOR

  • Certified Autism Specialist (CAS), Cert. No. 151
  • Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule 2 (ADOS 2)
  • Council for the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology; Washington, D.C.
  • Expert Witness

Testimonials

Example of  report received by Parent and Doctor

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Sample Learning Disability/Dyslexia report

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Sample ADHD report

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Sample Autism Report

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