Evaluation Services

Dr. Lake provides outstanding evaluations developed to help determine social, emotional, developmental, educational, and other needs. Her assessments include an evaluation of personal strengths and limitations, so that recommendations are most tailored to each individual. Dr. Lake specializes in assessment of children, adolescents, and adults. She personalizes each assessment to meet the unique needs of the individual being evaluated and answer the referral questions accordingly. Not only does Dr. Lake conducts field research for various test developers, she has extensive knowledge of assessment best practices with various populations (e.g., gifted, bilingual, ASD, ADHD, etc.) and a large testing library to choose from. Dr. Lake is able to provide diagnoses, guide you through educational systems (e.g., 504P, IEPs, Headstart, FBA/PBIP process, college accommodations, SAT/ACT accommodations), assist with job placement needs, and offer treatment planning recommendations.
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The Process

- Initial Consultation (Usually by phone)

- Review of Records

- Testing Session(s)

- Observations

- Interviews

- Other Info as Needed (e.g., ratings,     

   inventories, etc.)

- Feedback Consultation Session (Phone

   or Online)

- Reccommendations

- Written Report

Areas Assessed

​- Learning Disabilities (Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia) 

- Pre-K readiness evaluation

- Developmental Delays

- ADHD/ADD (hyperactive, inattentive, or combined)

- Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

- Intellectual Disabilities

- Emotional & Behavioral Disorders (e.g., depression, bipolar,

   Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder, Selective Mutism,     

   Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, etc.)

- Other health impairments that impact learning

- Gifted Identification

- Twice Exceptional (2e) 

- Pre-college testing to document need for accommodations

- Personality Testing such as the MMPI & PAI

- Vocational/Occupational Assessments 

The cost of a psychological evaluation ranges from $200 to $2000 depending on what is administered and the time required to evaluate a client. This cost includes materials and Dr. Lake's time spent administering, scoring, interpreting, and writing up of results.  Dr. Lake can provide an out-of-network health insurance invoice, accepts HSA/FSA cards, and is able to directly bill those with the Gardiner Scholarship. She is an approved HCPS Independent Educational Evaluation (IEE) provider. She also accepts Vocational Rehabilitation (ages 14+), Veterans Affairs (VA), and Social Security authorizations. Although testing will be customize to your specific needs, below is a sampling of available packages (please call or email for customized package options and pricing):
Basic Gifted Evaluation: basic intellectual ability (IQ) measure of crystalized and fluid reasoning abilities, family history questionnaire, clinical interviews, report, recommendations, and feedback session 
Basic Learning Disability Evaluation: comprehensive cognitive (IQ), achievement in reading and math, family history questionnaire, clinical interviews, report, recommendations, and feedback session 
Comprehensive Learning Disability Evaluation: comprehensive cognitive (IQ), achievement in reading and math, comprehensive assessment of dyslexia or dyscalculia subtypes, family history questionnaire, clinical interviews, report, recommendations, and feedback session 
 
ADHD Screener:  performance-based assessment in the areas of inattentiveness, impulsivity, sustained attention, and vigilance. Brief report and recommendations 
 
Comprehensive ADHD Evaluation: comprehensive cognitive (IQ) to include basic neurological processing areas such as processing speed, visual-perceptual skills, phonological processing skills, attention skills, and memory; basic achievement; performance-based attention assessment; social-emotional-behavioral functioning; family history questionnaire; clinical interviews; report; recommendations; and feedback session  
Comprehensive Autism Spectrum Disorder Evaluation: administration of Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule-2nd Edition (ADOS-2),  a semi-structured assessment of communication, social interaction, and play; Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R); comprehensive cognitive (IQ) to include basic neurological processing areas such as processing speed, visual-perceptual skills, phonological processing skills, attention skills, and memory; assessment of adaptive/daily living skills; behavioral/social skills assessment; basic achievement; interactive assessment of social pragmatic communication, family history questionnaire; clinical interviews; report; recommendations; and feedback session
Emotional/Behavioral Evaluation: This kind of assessment evaluates for the presence of emotional and behavioral issues such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, disruptive mood dysregulation disorder (DMDD), oppositional defiance disorder (ODD), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and others. It includes a basic intellectual ability (IQ), basic achievement; performance-based attention assessment; social-emotional-behavioral functioning rating scales and projective measures; family history questionnaire; clinical interviews; report; recommendations; and feedback session 
Neuropsychological Testing: Specific neuropsychological tests to assess memory, attention, language, sensorimotor, visuospatial skills or executive functioning abilities. May be added on to any testing package - $150-$600

Call:

(813) 444-8760

10823 Boyette Road

Riverview, FL 33569

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