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LD Evaluation

COST & INCLUDES
Full evaluations are $850*- $1,200. (+travel, if required) US dollars and may include the following:
                               *For financial assistance, email help@dyscalculia.org.
-A comprehensive written report - View Sample Report
-Email consultations with school officials
-Deficit identification, diagnosis, prognosis & recommendations
-Learning style identification & recommendations
-Assistive Technology Assessment, AT Recommendations, AT Plan with Resources
-Ongoing client email and phone consultation
-Official letter of diagnosis
-Identification of pertinent legal protections
-Documentation meeting all federal, state and institutional requirements

GETTING STARTED
1. Contact Renee Newman, President by email with your concerns. 
    We will determine which tests are needed based on your recent IQ and standardized tests (if any). 
    IQ and academic achievement tests are necessary.
A.) Complete the Background Information Form
D.) Complete Cambridge Cognitive Tests  (create login; results are stored online; notify when completed) 
E.) Complete Test of Number Sense (select the 20-minute test; download results as pdf; submit PDF)
F.)  Submit your complete academic records: K-12 CA-60 Record Request Form; see #3 below.

2. Payment options:
(a) In person by swiping a credit or debit card, or by check.
(b) By sending check or money order payable to:
    "Dyscalculia.org": 7420 Calhoun Street, Dearborn, Michigan 48126-1433. USA.
(c) By PayPal e-invoice via e-check, EFT, PayPal, credit card, debit card, or PayPal 6-month financing.
(d) E-payments: Amazon, Apple, Android, Google, Square, etc. 

3. Send copies of your complete* school record to:   *As complete as possible  [CA60 School Record Request Form]
    Dyscalculia.org, 7420 Calhoun Street, Dearborn, Michigan 48126 USA OR...
    **We recommend taking your documents to an office store and having them scanned
       to a PDF file and then emailed to testing@dyscalculia.org.
-Include: Elementary, Secondary, and College records
-Include results of all standardized intelligence & academic tests
 (Examples: IQ, WISC-III, IOWA, CAT, MEAP, NEAP, ACT, SAT, PSAT, Compass, RE)

4. Standardized IQ and achievement tests may be ordered, and 
-Test results appear in written report
-Looking for significant gaps between IQ and performance
-Looking for pattern of strengths and weaknesses

5. Public elementary & secondary students should immediately:
a. Begin a formal journal to track process & progress.
b. Record details of every action, conversation, & relevant student experience.
c. Print out the LD Checklist.
d. Complete the LD Checklist and make a copy for the school. 
e. Compose a letter addressed to the school principal, requesting
    the student be tested for all areas of suspected disability indicated on the checklist. 
f. After receiving the written request, or teacher referral,
    the school has 30 days to respond to the request and to schedule an assessment.
g. The assessment must be completed within 30 days of the scheduled date and
h. Must conclude with an IEPC (Individual Education Programming Committee)
    meeting, held at a convenient place and time for all participants.
i. Consult the primer on Special Education Law & Process.

TIMELINE
1. Once all records are received and testing is completed, please allow 7 days for comprehensive review, analysis, and reporting. 
2. Reports with diagnostic summary are emailed as a PDF.
3. School officials may email the evaluator regarding report, recommendations, accommodations, and education law compliance.
4. Parents and students may email the evaluator for assistance at any time.