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Psychoeducational Evaluations

The psychoeducational assessment is completed to answer why and how questions. The why question addressing the reasoning behind a child's difficulty within the school environment. The primary goal is to enhance the understanding of a student. The how question provides the roadmap for addressing the individual child's learning differences. Dr. Dub provides necessary academic, behavioral, test taking, and programmatic interventions that are needed in home and school environments. Evaluations are often conducted to address parental or school concerns in the following areas:

  • -Academic underachievement
  • -Test taking
  • -Classroom behavior
  • -Organization
  • -Homework completion
  • -Use and understanding of language
  • -Social interaction skills (with peers and/or adults)
  • -Specific academic subject-area difficulty (e.g., reading, writing, mathematics)
  • -Inattention, concentration, and/or hyperactivity/impulsivity (e.g., fidgeting, difficulty waiting one's turn, often "on the go" etc.)
  • -Memory (e.g., does not follow through on immediate requests, seems to learn information, but cannot recall what was learned)
  • -Oppositional behaviors (e.g., anger, aggression, low frustration tolerance)
  • -Cognitive skills (e.g., developmental delay in meeting age-appropriate expectations)
  • -Adaptive behavior (i.e., social and personal self-sufficiency) difficulties
Dr. Dub specializes in diagnosing Learning Disabilities , Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (AD/HD), Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD), and other areas of concern for school-aged children.


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