We specialize in comprehensive neuroeducational evaluations that include individualized diagnostic assessments to address specific areas of concern for families along with an Individual Support Plan and a School Companion document. We aim to help families identify their child’s areas of strength as well as individual needs. As dual licensed psychologists, we can offer our clients a unique perspective into the educational system.
Based on the information discovered about the client using targeted assessments, we develop an Individual Support Plan and a School Companion document that provide recommendations and possible interventions to help develop skills that work towards gaining independence at home and at school. Our comprehensive reports can help facilitate positive, meaningful conversations for how to best support the client in community and educational settings as well.
– Autism Spectrum Disorder
– Gifted Evaluations
– Suspected Developmental Delays/Intellectual Disabilities
Independent Educational Evaluations
If you, as a parent of a child with a disability, do not agree with the results of the individualized evaluation of your child, as conducted by the school system, you have the right to obtain an Independent Educational Evaluation (IEE). This means that you may ask that a professional, qualified evaluator who is not employed by the school system complete another evaluation of your child.
As dual licensed psychologists, Dr. Toplis and Dr. Makofske are uniquely qualified to provide Independent Educational Evaluations for families and school districts. They have extensive experience with the special education process, knowledge of educational law, academic challenges, social and emotional needs, and the numerous other areas that impact a student at school. When completing an Independent Educational Evaluation, Dr. Toplis and Dr. Makofske prioirtize idenitifying a student’s needs with the goal of helping schools and families continue to work together for the success of the student.
Comprehensive evaluation fees are set by the referral question, type and level of assessment needed, and start at $2200. Individual sessions and consultation fees are billed at $150 per hour. Payment is expected at the time of service. We accept cash, checks and all major credit cards. Payment plans can be discussed during your initial intake session.
Questions about specific insurance plans, out-of-network benefits, co-payments, deductibles and other related costs should be directed to the mental health affiliate of your insurance company. Reimbursement rates vary depending on your policy. Upon request, we will provide you with an invoice that you can submit to your insurance company that will assist with reimbursement.
**Providers at Summit are not Medicaid providers. We are not allowed, by law, to bill for services for a child covered by Medicaid.