Robert D. Smith, PhD Diagnosis of Dyslexia, ADD & Learning Disorders Children & Adults
Welcome Specializing in the assessment and treatment options for: DYSLEXIA ADD/ADHD LEARNING DISORDERS EXTENDED TIME & ACCOMMODATIONS FOR STANDARDIZED EXAM Tele-Neuropsychology Evaluations Through Zoom All evaluations are conducted at your home through HIPAA compliant Zoom video conferencing, which are the same evaluations that are traditionally conducted in offices. This means that Dr. Smith can conduct evaluations for anyone who is anywhere in Michigan. Services Can Be Tax Deductible-Click Here Adults and teens with learning disabilities may be able to get additional time and other accommodations in high-stakes testing situations (SAT, ACT, MCAT, LSAT, GRE, GMAT, etc). Dr. Smith offers neuropsychological evaluations to individuals who are seeking documentation as part of their application to request more time and/or other accommdations. BEWARE! Some websites offer so-called evaluations at a much lower cost. However, many of these so-called “diagnoses” are not real because the practicioners are not licensed to provide a real diagnosis and use definitions that are not officially recognized and are therefore not real. An official DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) diagnosis is necessary when you are trying to qualify for services at school or work. Dr. Smith is a licensed psychologist and neuropsychologist and is a consultant for the Michigan Dyslexia Institute and provides comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations for Dyslexia, ADHD and other Learning Disorders at the Michigan Dyselxia Institute Abrams Teaching Laboratory in Lansing and at the Michigan Dyselxia Institute Detroit Metro Center in Berkley Michigan. Not sure if an evaluation is right place you or your child? All evaluations by Dr. Smith consider a braod range of causes for reading and other learning idsorders, not just Dyslexia. During the Intake Interview your history and previous evaluations, if you have them, are reviewed to determine what tests need to be administered to address your concerns and Dr. Smith will evaluate for other types of conditions that are indicated. All of this will be discussed thoroughly with you after the Intake Interview and before any testing so you can make an informed decision about what's best for you. Please feel free to call Dr. Smith’s office if you are interested in an evaluation or services and have any questions. There are many possible considerations depending on your situation. Dr. Smith has tried to anticipate as many questions as possible throughout this website, but if you can’t find what you need, please call Dr. Smith’s office at 517-349-5987. The Michigan Dyslexia Institute, Inc. (MDI) is a nonprofit organization, funded by a combination of grants, donations and fee for service programs serving children and adults through five regional centers throughout Michigan. MDI provides teacher training, cooperative programs with school districts and state agencies, public information about dyslexia, diagnostic evaluation and remedial reading instruction. Michigan Dyslexia Institute ——————————————————————————————————————– Various forms of payment are accepted, including check, Visa, Mastercard, American Express.
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