An educational evaluation identifies areas of strength and weakness in a student’s learning profile and provides a deeper understanding of their educational abilities. This type of evaluation can determine the presence of specific learning disabilities that may be contributing to a challenging educational experience.
If your child is struggling academically, an educational assessment can provide the answers you need to plan for your child’s educational journey. The process involves gathering information from various sources and formal testing methods. The information collected is used to gain a comprehensive understanding of your child’s strengths and weaknesses and make an accurate diagnosis if appropriate. Effective recommendations and strategies to help you or your child overcome challenges and achieve goals is also included.
If you suspect that your child has dyslexia or another learning disability, we can help. At the Dyslexia Center of Austin, our Educational Diagnosticians have extensive expertise and knowledge in dyslexia and other learning differences. The information collected through an educational evaluation is used to understand your child’s strengths and weaknesses and determine whether your child has dyslexia or another specific learning disability It will also include specific recommendations for your child’s unique profile for learning.
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Educational evaluations will assist your child by:
- Determining the presence of dyslexia or other specific learning disabilities
- Gaining access to educational services and accommodations in grades K-12 as well as college, through Section 504, special education, or other learning plans provided by campuses
- Outlining strategies to help them learn more effectively
- Providing feedback in areas tested, such as cognitive abilities, memory, attention, academic and language skills
- Providing a comprehensive report that includes answers to your specific questions, identification of strengths and weaknesses, diagnoses, and recommendations
- Dedicating a 1-hour follow up session with the evaluator who conducted the assessment to review the entirety of the report and answer any remaining questions