Psychoeducational Evaluation & Learning Disability Identification

Dr Schneider provides assessment services using validated tests of achievement and cognitive abilities. Using these tests, Dr Schneider is able to identify patterns of strengths and weaknesses, discrepancies between aptitude and achievement, and the presence of learning disorders, such as dyslexia and dyscalculia. Below are some of the assessments offered by Dr Schneider:

  • Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement, Third Edition (KTEA-3)
  • The Wechsler Individual Achievement Test–Third Edition (WIAT-III)
  • Woodcock Johnson Tests of Achievement - Third Edition (WJ-III ACH)
  • Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Fourth Edition (WAIS-IV)
  • Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence - Fourth Edition (WPPSI - IV)
  • Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children - Fifth Edition (WISC-V)
  • Woodcock Johnson Tests of Cognitive Abilities - Third Edition (WJ-III COG)
  • Raven's Advanced and Standard Progressive Matrices (APM and SPM)
  • Wechsler Memory Scale - Fourth Edition (WMS-IV)
  • Test of Silent Word Reading Fluency - Second Edition (TOSWRF-2)
  • Rapid Automatized Naming & Alternating Stimulus Tests (RAN/RAS)
  • Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test, Fourth Edition (PPVT-4)
  • The NEPSY, Second Edition (NEPSY-II)

Customized Intervention & Remediation

Dr Schneider is an experienced interventionist. She provides multi-sensory intervention and remediation specifically tailored to your child's unique strengths and challenges. Dr Schneider works not only with students with learning disorders but also with homeschooled students, typically developing students who want to improve their study skills and organization, and students with intellectual disabilities, autism, and other developmental disabilities. The instruction Dr Schneider provides is informed by the results of the initial assessments, as well as ongoing assessments designed to evaluate response to remediation and ensure the efficacy of intervention.

Individualized Education Programs

Dr Schneider uses various sources of information, including work samples and data gathered from interviews with parents, teachers, and students, as well as the results of high quality assessments, to create individualized education programs tailored to students' unique strengths and challenges. She also prepares individualized programs of education for homeschooled students.

Consulting & Professional Development

Dr Schneider offers consulting and professional development in optimal instructional practices, not only for students with learning disorders but also for those who are typically developing. She instructs teachers and other school personnel in best practices for learning disability intervention, as well as specific strategies for improving mathematics and reading achievement. Furthermore, she provides training in curriculum-based measurement, formative evaluation, data-driven instruction, and behavioral remediation for students with special needs. Interested parties are invited to contact Dr Schneider by email or phone to discuss specific consulting and professional development needs.