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.
assessments for children: going beyond a diagnosis
Natalie's assessment process is designed to be low-stress for children and illuminating for parents. It involves just 2 assessment sessions of 1.5 hours each in a warm and comfortable space with a parent present. Following assessments, parents are provided with an assessment report of roughly 10 pages and meet with Natalie to review the results and recommendations in detail. Assessment reports achieve the following:
Assessments may investigate any of the following areas:
screenings for adults: demystifying past struggles
Natalie's adult dyslexia screenings are informal, flexible, and client-directed. Clients have a say in the volume of testing they'd like to do and sessions can take place over either 1 or 2 sessions. Natalie tailors the process to each individual's needs in a casual, no-stress atmosphere where clients feel like they're meeting with a friend who just happens to be a dyslexia expert! Screenings achieve the following:
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.