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Psychoeducational Evaluations & Learning Assessments

Our experts will guide you to the most appropriate evaluation given your child’s unique learning profile. Most evaluations begin with a parent intake meeting, followed by in-person evaluation sessions with your child and then a feedback session to share findings and recommendations. A detailed report of your child’s results and recommendations will also be provided.

Psychoeducational Evaluation

This is our most common evaluation, and it includes a full review of cognitive and achievement performance, executive functioning skills and social/emotional behaviors. It also helps to diagnose specific learning disabilities or challenges that make learning difficult such as ADHD, anxiety or 2e.

School Admissions Evaluation

Many schools require specific cognitive and academic evaluations as part of their admissions process. This evaluation includes a brief report and personal feedback session to help you understand the results.

Autism Spectrum Disorder Evaluation

This evaluation provides autism-specific evaluations to help diagnose ASD. It is often added to the psychoeducational, occupational therapy and/or speech evaluations for a more comprehensive report.

Full Occupational
Therapy Evaluation

This evaluation examines fine and gross motor skills and possible sensory processing needs.

Handwriting/Fine
Motor Evaluation

This evaluation focuses on handwriting and fine motor skills.

Language Evaluation

This evaluation examines receptive and expressive language skills, which may also include articulation.

Speech/Articulation Evaluation

This evaluation reviews production of speech sounds.

Who Uses LEC Evaluations?

  • Private Schools
  • Public Schools
  • Therapeutic Boarding Schools
  • Diagnostic Evaluations for Pediatricians or Psychiatrists
  • Families Seeking to Understand their Children Better
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Fee Structure

We offer a range of evaluation options to meet your families’ needs. A description of each is included below. A custom evaluation can also be discussed if you have specific concerns that are not covered here. If you’re ready to schedule an evaluation, click here and we’ll be in touch shortly. If you would like to learn more, Click here to schedule a free 15 minute consultation with one of our psychologists. 

 Speech/Language

  • Articulation Evaluation – $450
    • Includes a targeted evaluation of speech-sound skills. 
  • Comprehensive Evaluation – $750
    • Provides a comprehensive assessment of your child’s receptive and expressive skills. May also include articulation and/or pragmatic language concerns. 

Occupational Therapy

  • Comprehensive Evaluation – $500
    • Includes a comprehensive assessment of your child’s gross and fine motor skills, as well as their visual processing skills. May also include sensory processing assessments, if applicable. 
  • Handwriting and Visual Motor Evaluation – $325
    • This targeted evaluation looks at your child’s fine and visual motor skills to determine if additional supports are recommended at school or via occupational therapy. 

School Admissions Test – $1000

  • Includes Cognitive (IQ) and Achievement Testing (i.e. WISC-V & WJ-IV) to use for private school applications. A brief feedback meeting (30 minutes) and summary of test results is included in a report.

Psychoeducational Evaluation – $2950

  • In most cases, this is the main evaluation that families need. It includes a developmental history (parent interview), cognitive (IQ), academic, executive functioning and social emotional testing, a parent feedback meeting (1 hour) and a comprehensive report. The report has s diagnostic information and recommendations to be used for school, medical, and/or therapy/tutoring recommendations. Common conditions we assess for include learning disorders (dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia), ADHD and anxiety/mood disorders. We also look for patterns of giftedness or twice-exceptionality (2e). 

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Evaluation – $2000

  • This option only tests for ADHD. It includes a developmental history (parent interview), cognitive (IQ) testing, academic screening (brief measure of reading/math), executive functioning testing and social/emotional ratings to help diagnose ADHD. A feedback meeting (1 hour) and targeted report for ADHD diagnoses and recommendations is included. Please note: Since this is a targeted ADHD evaluation, additional testing may be recommended based on your child’s unique needs and would be discussed with you as part of the testing process. 

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

  • ASD + Psychoeducational Evaluation – $3,250
    •  In addition to a comprehensive testing via the psychoeducational evaluation (as described above), this evaluation also includes an autism developmental history (60 minutes – parent interview), the ADOS-2, select pragmatic testing (SLDT), a social/emotional screener (BASC-3), autism screener (SRS-2) and adaptive skills assessment (Vineland-3). Diagnostic information and recommendations pertaining to ASD are included in your comprehensive report and feedback session.
  • ASD Only Evaluation (Ages 5+) – $2450
    • This option only tests for autism in children & adolescents ages 5+. It includes a 90-120 minute developmental & autism history (parent interview), cognitive (IQ) testing, the ADOS-2, select pragmatic testing (SLDT), a social/emotional screener (BASC-3), autism screener (SRS-2) and adaptive assessment (Vineland-3). A feedback meeting (1 hour) and targeted report for ASD diagnoses and recommendations is included. Please note: Since this is a targeted autism evaluation, additional testing may be recommended based on your child’s unique needs and would be discussed with you as part of the testing process. 
  • ASD Only Evaluation (Ages 3-4) – $2000 
    • This option only tests for autism in young children ages 3-4. It includes a 90-120 minute developmental & autism history (parent interview), cognitive (IQ) testing, the ADOS-2, potential for a language screener (if appropriate), a social/emotional screener (BASC-3), autism screener (SRS-2) and adaptive assessment (Vineland-3). A feedback meeting (1 hour) and targeted report for ASD diagnoses and recommendations is included. Please note: Since this is a targeted autism evaluation, additional testing may be recommended based on your child’s unique needs and would be discussed with you as part of the testing process. 

Clients are welcome to privately pursue reimbursement through health insurance and request a superbill to submit to insurance. However, we do not invoice health insurance companies directly.

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