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  Services Can Be Tax Deductible-Click Here Adults and teens with learning disabilities are 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 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-V (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
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