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Evaluation

Evaluation services are provided to school-age children and adolescents for the following purposes:

  • The impact of various medical/neurological conditions
  • The presence of cognitive difficulties that are related to various conditions such as:
    • Head Injury/concussion
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Brain tumor/cancer (e.g., ALL, medulloblastoma)
    • Meningitis
    • Genetic/Chromosomal Disorders (e.g., Fragile X, Turner syndrome)
    • Prematurity/Prenatal drug exposure
    • Neurocutaneous Disorders (e.g., Neurofibromatosis)
    • Sickle Cell Disease/stroke
  • Learning Disabilities (LD) and Educational Testing
    • Academic and general ability testing of both verbal and non-verbal skills can determine the presence of a learning disability.
    • Children suspected of intellectual giftedness can obtain documentation needed for schools.
    • Recommendations can be made to improve school performance and increase self-confidence.
  • Evaluation of Attentional Disorders (ADHD)
    • A thorough assessment of the presence and extent of attentional problems.
    • Treatment and academic-based recommendations can be made to improve school performance, as well as any co-occurring mood or behavioral difficulty.
  • Baseline Testing of academic and/or cognitive abilities
    • Particularly useful with participation in contact sports (e.g., football, rugby, lacrosse)
    • Pre/post-surgical evaluations (e.g., craniosynostosis, epilepsy)


PROVIDER: Jackie Klaver, Ph.D.
CONTACT:   (877) 777-7257 ext 2