Students with learning disabilities, ADHD or somet...
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.Read More
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.Read More
(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 parentsRead More
There are several types of Learning Disabilities including auditory deficits which might affect phonological awareness and listening. Visual Processing deficits, colloquially called dyslexia, cause delays and frustration in the reading process. Dyslexia (now referred to as the visual-orthographic component) causes slow word recognition and poor spelling and decoding…Hence the child’s analysis of the written word leads to frustration. The child is often more competent in other areas.
A child or teen with Attention Disorders (ADHD formerly called ADD) exhibits daydreaming, disorganization, distractibility, resistance to schoolwork and difficulty sitting.
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.
2005 to present Summit Professional Education. Nationwide Instructor offering. Continuing Education courses in Alternative Treatments of ADHD and Autism
Private Practice 1985 To Present
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at University South Florida (A.P.A. Approved) Tampa, Florida
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