From Seed to Tree Blog — Why a good neuropsychology evaluation is so important

Why a Good Neuropsych Evaluation is One the Most Important Investments You Can Make

Why a good neuropsychology evaluation is so important

Why a Good Neuropsych Evaluation is One the Most Important Investments You Can Make

One of the questions I am asked most often, as a dyslexia advocate is, “Why do I need an independent evaluation when the school has already conducted their own testing?” There is no one answer to this question, but it is an important question to ask. First, schools cannot diagnose. The assessments schools conduct are simply used to determine eligibility for special education and, if eligible, the appropriate services for that student. The school, however, cannot tell you whether your child has dyslexia. For that, you must hire a specialist. So who CAN provide you with a diagnosis of dyslexia? According to...

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