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ALABAMA
From: a Teacher
Paula Williams  Huntsville AL 35803
paulap10027@gmail.com phone: 256-603-9895
Credentials:  Masters level educational professional or educational therapist, SLP, Tutor
Ages: Pre-K-through 6, Middle School, High School
Category of Tests: Comprehensive testing (accommodations for school, strengths, gifted 2e)
Phonological awareness, reading, writing, spelling, working memory
Tests: WISC, WJ ACH, CTOPP, Gray Oral Reading
Costs: $$ Medium
Accommodations Obtained After Testing: 1.5x Time, Option to Type or Keyboard, note-taker, Formula Card, Option to Dictate Work
This assessment helped us… understand challenges and strengths, accommodations for K-12 school
Mrs. William’s written narrative sections of each report explains clearly what was tested in that section, the name of the test, the scores obtained and what those scores mean for the child. The summary and recommendations sections are wonderful, and each parent leaves with an idea of what to do with the information given.

ILLINOIS
From a Parent: Dawn
Valerie Scarmella-Nowinski PsyD  Orland Park IL 60452
ndcbrain@aol.com  phone: 708-403-9000
Credentials: Doctor or Psychologist
Ages: Pre-K through 6, Middle and High School, College Entrance
Category of Tests: Comprehensive Testing (accommodations for school and standardized tests, strengths, gifted / 2E), phonological awareness, reading, attention, working memory, math, spelling, writing
Tests: WISC IQ, WAIS IQ, WIAT, CTOPP, CELF, Gray Oral Reading, RAN RAS
Costs: $$ Medium
Accommodations Obtained After Testing: 
Formula card, write in test booklet, option to dictate work, calculator, note-taker, option to type or keyboard, 1.5 x time
This assessment helped us… accommodations for work, K-12 school, standardized tests, understand strengths and challenges.

MASSACHUSETTS
From a Parent: Laura
Dr. Elizabeth Goodall  Ipswich MA 01938
ewgoodell@msn.com  phone: 978356-3989
Credentials: Doctor or Psychologist
Ages: PreK-6, Middle, High School, College Entrance, College and Adult, Workplace
Category of Tests: Comprehensive testing, accommodations for school and standardized tests, discussion of strengths, gifted or 2E twice exceptional
Phonological awareness, reading, writing, spelling, math, working memory, attention
Tests: Gray Oral Reading, CTOPP Comprehensive Tests of Phonological Processing, WJ CogAT, WJ Ach, WIAT, WISC IQ
Costs: Money spent is all relative depending on the goal. Yes, good professional testing is expensive but if you don’t have a thorough test and report then it’s a waste of time and you do your kid a disservice in the long run
Accommodations After This Testing: Option to dictate work, write in test booklet, note-taker, 1.5x time

Assessment and thorough report helped us advocate for and gain the appropriate school placement. Our child was 3 grades behind her peers in elementary school. Due to the assessment and our advocacy our child was placed at a private middle school who specializes in teaching kids with LD, today our child is back in public school taking AP History and Honors English and is happy!

NORTH CAROLINA
From an ADHD coach: Jane
Dr. Kenneth Benedict
www.cpsyched.com  Chapel Hill NC 27517  phone: 919-928-0144
kbenedict@cpsyched.com
Credentials:Doctor or Psychologist
Ages: PreK-6, Middle, High School, College Entrance, College and Adult
Accommodations for school, standardized tests, discussion of strengths, identified gifted / 2E
Category of Tests: Phonological awareness, reading, writing, math, working memory, attention, anxiety, depression
Tests: WISC (Weschler Children) IQ testing, WAIS (Weschsler Adult) IQ testing, Wechsler Individual Achievement Tests, Woodcock Johnson Tests of Achievement, CTOPP – Comprehensive Tests of Phonological Processing, RAN RAS  – Rapid Automatized Naming & Alternating Stimulus, Nelson Denny Reading Test, Gray Oral Reading Test, WRAT (Wide Range Achievement Test), CELF – Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals
Costs:  
$$ – Medium
Accommodations Obtained After Testing: 1.5x Time, Option to Type or Keyboard, Note-taker, Calculator, Formula Card, Write in Test Booklet, Option to Dictate Work
The meeting after the evaluation to learn about findings was very helpful to parents and my daughter.

PENNSYLVANIA
From a Parent: Sheila
Total Learning Center (see below)
Costs: $$$ High
Accommodations Obtained: 2X time, pull out resource
From a Staff member:
Total Learning Center Wexford PA 15090  phone: 724-940-1090
success@totallearningcenter.com
Credentials: Doctor or Psychologist, Masters or Educational Therapist
Ages: PreK-6, Middle, High School, College Entrance, College and Adult
Accommodations for school, standardized tests, discussion of strengths, identified gifted / 2E
Category of Tests: Phonological awareness, reading, writing, math, working memory, attention, executive function, Intellectual functioning
Tests: WISC IQ, WAIS IQ, WIAT, WJ Ach, WJ CogAT, RAN RAS, Nelson Denny Reading, Gray Oral Reading
Costs:  $399 Abbreviated IQ, $1499 Full IQ annual testing

From Self:
Dr. Ken Eiker  Bucks County PA 19047
www.dyslexiascreening-tutoring.com  keneiker@icloud.com  phone: 609-902-5129
Credentials: Masters level educational professional or educational therapist
Ages: Pre-K through 6
Category of Tests: Phonological awareness, reading, writing, spelling, working memory
Tests: FAR- Feifer Assessment of Reading, KBIT2 Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test 2nd Ed, TWS-5 Test of Written Spelling
Costs: $$ Medium
Accommodations Received: 2x time, option to dictate, audiobooks, one-to-one structured literacy instruction 5 days a week, homework accommodations, classroom accommodations

TENNESSEE
From a Parent: Lindsay
Scott Beebe  Germantown TN 38139  phone: 901-301-8150
Beebe Psych
Credentials: Doctor or Psychologist
Category of Tests: Comprehensive testing for accommodations at school.
Phonological awareness, reading, writing, spelling, math, working memory, attention
Costs: Around $750. Does not bill insurance

WASHINGTON
From a Parent: Heather
Dr. Christine Mielenz  Seattle WA 98112  phone: 206-330-1511
christinemielenzphd@gmail.com
Credentials: Doctor or Psychologist
Ages: Pre-K through 6, Middle and High School, College and Adult
Category of Tests: Phonological awareness, reading, writing, spelling, math, working memory, attention, visual motor
Tests: WISC IQ, WIAT, CTOPP, Gray Oral Reading, CELF, BASC, KTEA, Beery-Butenica
Costs: the costs were low because we were able to use insurance and she was in network
Accommodations Obtained After Testing: 
1.5x Time, 2x Time, Option to Type or Keyboard, Note-taker, Calculator, Write in Test Booklet, Option to Dictate Work
This assessment helped us…Helped get the schools to acknowledge my children’s Dyslexia and Dysgraphia and begin to admit they did not have the training in multi-sensory interventions to help them. It also got the school to stop telling me to “deal with their attention issues” as ADHD was what the reading teacher believed was their problem.

Dr. Mielenz had also done follow up testing for my children and is just wonderful. She was able to really show were their growth was and help us understand how to use their strengths to help build the kids up. I can not give her a stronger recommendation.

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