We provide comprehensive psycho-educational evaluations for students in Kindergarten through college.

Assessments are tailored to the needs of the individual students. All test materials used are norm-referenced and the students are compared to other students by age, not grade level.

Specializing in:

Comprehensive Psycho-Educational Evaluations

This evaluation provides the most thorough assessment of a students problem solving and academic achievement. The test instruments used are norm-referenced and indicate how a student compares academically in reading, writing and math to their peers. This type of evaluation is used to determine specific learning disabilities, including dyslexia and dysgraphia. Other areas that are assessed include: memory, attention and language screenings.

Purpose of Psycho-educational Evaluation:
• Diagnose and determine eligibility for special programming
• Determine appropriate accommodations and modifications
• Show how ADD/ADHD impacts a student’s performance in the school setting
• Instructional planning
• Determine educational placements for students that struggle
• Re-evaluation to measure progress
• Support of application to a specialized private school
• Determine appropriate placement/services for young students
• Provide documentation for accommodations on standardized testing
• Document educational need for college-age students requiring accommodations

Each comprehensive evaluation includes:
• Extensive written report with interpretation and summary of each assessment
• Diagnosis of the condition based on the clinical findings
• Individualized recommendations designed to address the students needs

The diagnostician will also meet with the parents and/or student to review the results of the evaluation and discuss the diagnosis and resulting instructional recommendations for home, school and possible tutor.

Fee for Psycho-Educational Evaluation: $1550

Early Childhood Psycho-educational Evaluations

These evaluations are administered to Pre-Kindergarten students whose parents require information about their student’s specific learning strengths and weaknesses. This assessment provides families with diagnostic data to help make decisions regarding school placement.

Included in the Early Childhood Psycho-Educational Evaluation:
• Intellectual ability
• Reading and pre-reading skills, including phonological processing
• Math skills/concepts
• Language/vocabulary screening
• Developmental writing skills, including visual motor skills
• Kindergarten readiness

Each Early Childhood evaluation includes:
• Extensive written report with interpretation and summary of each assessment
• Diagnosis of the condition based on the clinical findings, if applicable
• Individualized recommendations designed to address the students needs

The diagnostician will also meet with the parents to review the results of the evaluation and discuss the diagnosis and resulting instructional/evaluation recommendations for home, school and outside professionals.

Fee for Early Childhood Psycho-Educational Evaluation $1200

ADD/ADHD Evaluation

This evaluation provides students with objective and clinical data to determine the presence of an attention deficit disorder. A diagnostician conducts the evaluation with input from a licensed clinical psychologist. Instruments used are norm-referenced and include standardized testing, continuous performance testing, behavior rating scales and a clinical interview.

Purpose of ADD/ADHD Evaluations:
• Provide physicians and parents with specific data to confirm the presence of ADD/ADHD in order to formulate an appropriate treatment plan.

Each ADD/ADHD evaluation includes:
• Clinical interview with Clinical Psychologist for parents and student
• Extensive written report with interpretation and summary of each assessment
• Diagnosis of the condition based on the clinical findings, if applicable
• Individualized recommendations designed to address the students needs

The diagnostician will also meet with the parents to review the results of the evaluation and discuss the diagnosis and resulting instructional recommendations for home and school.

Fee for ADD Diagnostic Evaluation $800
Psychologist Fee-Clinical Interview $200

Private School Admissions Testing

We have been selected to provide admissions testing for specific schools in the North Dallas area. These tests are NOT diagnostic, but provide the schools with an objective measure of students overall learning potential and current academic abilities.

Testing Includes:
• Evaluation of a students overall learning potential utilizing an age appropriate intellectual test.
• Kindergarten applicants, the assessment will include a measure of Kindergarten Readiness skills, as well as early reading concepts and math problems solving abilities.
• First grade applicants are administered an assessment of their early reading skills and math problems solving abilities.
• Older applicants are given an age appropriate reading comprehension, oral reading fluency and math problem-solving assessment.

Steps to Take:
• Complete and return the Admission Evaluation Questionnaire to your school. The paperwork can be found in the school’s Admission paperwork.
• The Admissions Questionnaire will be forwarded to our office by the school’s admissions office. Once the form is received in our office, the diagnostician assigned to your child will contact you to schedule your appointment.
• We make every attempt to schedule testing as soon as possible after receiving your paperwork. However, during the spring and summer, appointment times book up in advance. Once the testing is complete, the results are scored and analyzed quickly. We make every attempt to send your report to the school and forward a copy to you within 48 hours after testing.

If you have a question about whether or not we have received your paperwork from the school, please email us: Admissions@graceevaluation.com

Discounted Fee for Private School Admissions Testing $350

Testing for Gifted and Talented (GT) Appeals 

Students that have been denied G-T services in their school districts due to school district test performance can often file an appeal by providing norm-referenced testing to support their student’s intellectual and academic achievement in reading and math. This abbreviated test battery consists of an intellectual assessment and testing in reading and math. The diagnostician will provide a written report once the testing is complete.

Fee for G-T Testing $700
Optional 30 minute Conference Fee for G-T testing $150

Intellectual/Cognitive Testing (IQ)

Assessment instruments are determined by age and educational need, but the following is a list of norm-referenced test batteries used in our practice:
• Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence-IV (WPPSI-IV)
• Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-V (WISC-V)
• Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-IV (WAIS-IV)

Intelligence tests measure a students overall learning potential. Fee includes testing appointment followed by a written report.

Fee for IQ Testing $400
Optional 30 minute Conference Fee for IQ testing $150