ACADEMIC EVALUATIONS

The academic evaluation package provides clients with standardized, nationally normed assessments capturing all major academic skills

and academic processing areas. 

 

  • detailed report capturing the client's current learning profile (academic abilities, strengths, weaknesses, discrepancies)

  • nationally normed standard scores and percentile rankings that are used and understood by schools, doctors, neuropsychologists, educators, therapists

  • data is used to design a concrete action plan with suggested recommendations, accommodations, and resources

  • confirms or rules out neurodiverse learning profiles, including dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, twice exceptionality, advanced learner profiles

  • can be used to design academic intervention plans, to share with outside agencies such as schools, therapists, tutors, or doctors, and to provide client's with clarity on next steps to best support the learner.  

SPECIALIZED INSTRUCTION

Individualized instruction based on the client's learning profile.  

 

  • Data-driven approach with frequent progress monitoring to ensure growth is occurring

  • Prioritize positive relationship between client and myself to maximize learner growth and success  

  • Specialized in neurodiverse learning profiles 

    • dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, ADHD, specific learning disabilities, twice exceptionality, social-emotional regulation difficulties, and more

  • Various instructional programs, curriculums, and approaches utilized that aren't accessible in most schools

    • Orton-Gillingham approach (Structured Literacy) for students with dyslexia, dyslexic tendencies, or below benchmark in literacy skills

  • Open communication with parents, teachers, and other outside agencies

 

PARENT COACHING & ADVOCACY

Customized advocacy services tailored to each family's current needs:

  

  • Understanding and navigating the special education process and Individual Education Plans (IEP's)

  • Disability understanding and rights pertaining to Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) and Special Education law

  • Individual Education Plans (IEP) vs 504 Plans   

  • Gifted educational programming

  • Twice exceptionality (gifted learners with a specific disability)

  • Supporting families in communicating and advocating on behalf of their child with outside agencies

 

EDUCATIONAL

CONSULTATION

 Remote and in-person support providing explicit, easy to understand, big-picture communication based on the clients needs.   

 

  • review of educational records, outside reports, diagnostic findings, special education evaluations, Individual Education Plans (IEP's), 504 plans, report cards, progress notes, curriculums, teacher emails, and more to put it all together and clearly communicate what it all means to a non-educator​​​​

  • support clients in creating attainable action plans to maximize learner success

    • positive behavior supports​

    • selecting appropriate resources, curriculums, and/or therapies 

  • design learner profile empowerment sessions using a child-friendly approach to maximize self-awareness

    • neurodiverse profiles (dyslexia, ADHD, gifted, twice-exceptional, etc)

    • strength-based