An individual assessment provides a picture window into how a child thinks and learns. The assessment and analysis gives the parent, teacher, and student insight into daily challenges and provides specific learning plans and tools to make school a more enriching experience both academically and socially.
The initial phone call with Dr. Forman to determine whether an assessment would be helpful is free. If you decide that an assessment is appropriate, the basic charge covers assistance with completion of the pre-assessment questionnaires, the assessment itself, which takes place in your home, and the written report, which takes about 1-2 weeks to complete.
Dr. Forman performs assessments in the metropolitan DC area, including Maryland and Virginia. Dr. Forman can be reached at 703-953-2527.
Learning Disabilities: All Kinds of Minds is a non-profit research institute whose purpose is to integrate educational, scientific, and clinical expertise in order to provide parents and concerned professionals with practical information to support young people in school.
ADHD/ADD: "Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), is a national non-profit organization providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with ADHD."
Rights/Learning Disabilities: "Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities."
Steps in an Assessment
2) Therapeutic Assessment
An assessment can help with: