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“There are two purposes of an evaluation in my mind: preservation of self-esteem for the child and peace of mind for parents.”
Preschool assessment is a relatively untouched topic here on the podcast, but that changes with today’s episode! Dr. Stephanie Meyer is here to chat with me about her extensive work in assessing children under five years old. We cover a wide range of topics, from her general approach to testing all the way to specific measures that she uses. Here are a few other topics that come up during the discussion:
- Why Stephanie doesn’t charge for missed testing sessions or late cancels
- Contextual factors that could impact testing results
- Why Stephanie loves the Feifer Assessment of Reading
- The earliest that Stephanie diagnoses ADHD
Cool Things Mentioned
- Stephanie’s practice
- The PAPA
- Woodcock-Johnson IV
- Feifer Assessment of Reading
- Auditory Skills Assessment
- Lindamood Bell
- American Academy of Pediatrics
- MTA study on ADHD treatment efficacy
- Bean Bag Loungers
- Swivel Coffee Table
- Swivel Chairs
- Convertible Sofa
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About Dr. Stephanie Meyer
Dr. Meyer earned her Ph.D. from the Institute of Child Development at the University of Minnesota. Over the years, she’s conducted research at NIMH, Harvard Medical School, and UCLA. Since 2009, she’s been in private practice specializing in comprehensive evaluations of young children.
- Website: http://www.child-assessment.com/
About Dr. Jeremy Sharp
I’m a licensed psychologist and Clinical Director at the Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling, a private practice that I founded in 2009 and have grown to over 20 clinicians. I earned my undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina before getting my Master’s and PhD in Counseling Psychology from Colorado State University. These days, I specialize in psychological and neuropsychological evaluation with kids and adolescents.
As the host of the Testing Psychologist Podcast, I provide private practice consulting for psychologists and other mental health professionals who want to start or grow psychological testing services in their practices. I live in Fort Collins, Colorado with my wife (also a therapist) and two young kids.
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