why dyslexia assessment
Natalie is a sought-after dyslexia clinician who assesses children and adults all over California and receives referrals from pediatricians, neuropsychs, occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, teachers, and private schools. Natalie's assessments are guided by a problem-solving approach, as she believes an assessment is only as good as the plan of action it sets in motion. With this in mind, her pediatric assessments seek to:
Assessments may investigate any of the following areas:
Natalie's assessment process involves two assessment sessions of 1.5 hours each for children, and one 1.5 hour session for adults. For pediatric assessments, parents are encouraged to observe. Within 2 weeks, parents are provided with a comprehensive assessment report of roughly 10 pages and meet with Natalie to review the results and recommendations in detail. Parents end the assessment process feeling empowered and confident in how to help their child succeed. Natalie often joins parents at school meetings post-assessment, as her reports qualify children for accommodations at private schools and 504 Plans at public schools.
Natalie's assessments are priced on a sliding scale depending on each client's age and assessment needs. Generally, her assessments are 1/5 the cost of neuropsychologist assessments, as Natalie believes every individual deserves to know if they have dyslexia, without cost being a barrier.