Contact Information (see below) Dr. Smith specializes in the testing and diagnosis of Dyslexia, Attention Deficit Disorder, ADHD, ADD, Learning Disabilities and evaluations for the Michigan Dyslexia Institute. People seek evaluations for a variety of reasons. Frequently, clients seek a "second opinion" evaluations after a first evaluation by another psychologist is inconclusive. These second opinion evaluations are frequently completed as an Independent Educational Evaluation, which paid for by the school system as required by Special Education laws. One of the most common reasons for an tests are to qualify for special accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act ( ADA ). Requests for such accommodations must demonstrate through the application material, the written report of the test results and any supportive materials from the schools Special Education department that the disorder causes a substantial interference in educational activities or work related activities. Michigan Dyslexia Institute Detroit Metro Center 3384 W. Twelve Mile Rd Berkley, Michigan 48072 (248) 658-0777 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 eight regional centers throughout Michigan. The Michigan Dyslexia Institute 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.Click on this link for more information about: Michigan Dyslexia Institute
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