Educational Evaluation – When to Start One

Educational Evaluation – When to Start One

Knowing when the right time to receive an education evaluation can be tricky. Your child may be showing early signs of a learning challenge, but you’re waiting to see if it’s just laziness, disorganization, or both. Perhaps your child has struggled with academics since early elementary school, but you aren’t sure where to start to get help. […]

Test Anxiety – How to Beat It

Test Anxiety – How to Beat It

Nearly everyone feels amped up or nervous before taking a test. In fact it’s uncommon to experience no sense of test anxiety or excitement before a test. The challenge comes when your child feels too anxious and can’t think straight, which leads to performance interference. Although everyone feels test anxiety in a different way, here are […]

Children with Autism and Anxiety

Children with Autism and Anxiety

The autism community estimates that children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis have co-occurring disorders at a rate of 70-84%. However, other needs related to social-emotional functioning and learning often go undetected because the autism diagnosis is the primary focus of intervention. While these children may be receiving excellent support for their ASD-related behaviors, […]

Psychoeducational Testing at Schools

Psychoeducational Testing at Schools

After carefully reviewing your child’s homework assignments and test grades, you notice that he or she just isn’t grasping some of the concepts in reading, writing or math. There seems to be little or no progress and you’ve been up at night worrying about your child falling behind. This might be a good time to […]