When a child struggles to live up to his or her potential in school, parents, educators, and often the students themselves want to get at the root of the matter. While parents and teachers suspect a student may have a learning issue, only a psychoeducational evaluation conducted by a professional, such as a school psychologist or neuropsychologist, can result in a clear diagnosis of an individual disability. This formal evaluation also has the benefit of providing a thorough explanation of all the factors of the child's learning, communication, adaptive, emotional, and/or social challenges, including cognitive issues, that could be affecting a child in school. Looking for more information about specific types of psychoeducational evaluations and how the process can help struggling students? See below...
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Educational Advocacy is a partnership between an educational advocate and a family to assure that their child receives an appropriate education.
Advocates are highly knowledgeable and experienced in educational laws, procedures and interventions, along with services the schools can provide.
Advocates do not provide legal advice, only advice on when an attorney should be involved.