The fee for a standard assessment is $2400.00. A higher fee may be negotiated for more complex assessments (e.g., neuropsychological assessments).
No. Extended health benefits typically cover a portion of the assessment. We encourage clients to contact their insurance provider prior to the assessment for more information.
We encourage an honest, age-appropriate response that includes a discussion of the purpose of the assessment, which is to make sure that all of the adults (parents, educators, other professionals) are able to provide the best support for his or her learning. We de-emphasize the concept of testing and focus on learning about strengths and struggles.
Psychoeds are designed to provide a document to help advocate for the support a student needs. However, whether your child receives help and what type of help he or she receives depends on the results of the assessment and the decisions of the school and district. As part of the assessment, our clinicians are happy to be a part of the advocacy process.
Yes, this is one component of our assessments.
Anybody can be referred for a psychoed simply by calling the clinic. You do not require a physician’s referral.
While many of us work with individuals on the autism spectrum, we do not offer the specialized diagnostic assessment for autism.