Robert D. Smith, PhD Diagnosis & Treatment for Dyslexia, ADD & Learning Disorders IQ Optimization Children & Adults 
Welcome Specializing in the assessment and treatment options for:  DYSLEXIA  ADD/ADHD  LEARNING DISORDERS  EXTENDED TIME & ACCOMMODATIONS FOR STANDARDIZED EXAMS  IQ OPTIMIZATION  PSYCHOTHERAPY  Adults and teens with learning disabilities are able to gain additional time and other accommodations in high-stakes testing situations (SAT,  ACT, MCAT, LSAT, GRE, GMAT, etc) with the right documentation. Dr. Smith offers neuropsychological evaluations to individuals to give  proper documentation to receive 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-IV (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 all possible 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.   COGMED WORKING MEMORY TRAINING SYSTEM,  is offerred and is a scientifically validated nonmedical Attention  Training program delivered through your home computer (click here for more information).   The CogMed System has been scientifically  validated to help students and adults with ADHD.  It is now possible to improve attention through systematic, scientifically designed  exercises, without the use of medication.  Fast Forword is offerred and is a program designed to strengthen language processing needed for developing reading  skills, which is also delivered, through your home computer (click her for more information).  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. Fees are charged for services, however financial aid is often available for the financially disadvantaged. In such a situation, the  prospective client should contact the Michigan Dyslexia Institute in advance to apply for their scholarship program.     Michigan Dyslexia Institute ——————————————————————————————————————–  Various forms of payment are accepted, including check, Visa, Mastercard, American Express.  
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