Educational Evaluations

The Ann Robinowitz Education Center is a leader in providing educational evaluations, diagnostic reading evaluations, and dyslexia screenings for children with learning differences.

Our former Executive Director, Dr. Gordon F. Sherman and our Director of Education Deardra Rosenberg, saw a need for a place in the special education community where parents could have their children tested and receive a diagnosis in order to help families plan for the present and future. Research consistently shows that the sooner learning differences are identified and addressed, the better the chances are of overcoming them.

Early educational evaluations, when a very young student first shows signs of struggle or challenge in learning, can provide critical advantages. Because an educational evaluation looks past comparative benchmarks to assess individual performance, it can focus attention on potential issues including genetic and environmental factors affecting the ability to learn. An early educational evaluation also officially documents the identification and history of learning differences in order to demonstrate key eligibility requirements for special education services, benefits, and accommodations, e.g., extended time on tests such as the SAT and ACT.

Evaluation for Dyslexia at The Ann Robinowitz Education Center

Because students with dyslexia can still score within acceptable ranges on some standard language skill tests, the more nuanced indicators of dyslexia or other NVLDs they present are often missed. An educational evaluation for dyslexia at The Ann Robinowitz Education Center goes further than a simple screening. Two International Dyslexia Association-approved educational diagnosticians, Susan Miller and Deardra Rosenberg, lead the Center’s well-trained staff. We use standardized and non-standardized evaluative methods to thoroughly understand and better diagnose a student’s unique academic and cognitive challenges. Our Educational Consultants, Deardra Rosenberg and Susan Miller lead the Center’s well-trained staff and can recommend how to tailor a program of interventions and support to fit and enhance that profile. The evaluative process factors in background and history alongside multiple fundamental performance assessments to draw as accurate a picture as possible of a student’s verbal and nonverbal language skill set.

We invite you to explore the Education Center menu above for additional information. To schedule an educational evaluation, please email Janet Neal at jneal@robinowitzcenter.org or complete our online in-take form to get started.

 

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