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ODS Referrals List for LD/ADD Testing

Adelphi University

Center for Psychological Services
75 Varick Streetat Canal
and Cambridge Ave, Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 877-4820
fax: (516) 877-4844
jackson2@adelphi.edu
http://www.adelphi.edu/communityservices/derner/

Director: Dr. Jonathan Jackson
Contact: Maryanne Galizia
Entrances at both sites are wheelchair accessible
Established: 1992

  • Clinical setting
  • Testing can be requested for age 6 through adult
  • Exam takes approximately 3 sessions of 3-4 hours each
  • Sessions conducted by supervised doctoral candidates
  • Report will be completed about 4-6 weeks after testing (technical data within 1 week)
  • Weekend and evening appointments available
  • Fee: $750 (sliding scale available)
  • Center open September-July
  • No remediation available
  • Testing is also available at the Garden City campus

 

Center for Learning Disorders

2 East 84th Street
New York, NY 10028
(212) 650-0016 and (212) 737-4911
fax: (212) 734-6477

Director: Dr. David Kaufman (Barnard Parent)
Contact:  Janet Brain (BC ‘76)
jbrain@earthlink.net
Entrance is up four steps; wheelchair accessible office available
Established: 1984

  • Private office setting/MD consultation available
  • Testing can be requested for ages 4 through adult
  • Exam takes 8-10 hours conducted in 5 sessions (1.5 hours each)
  • Report will be completed in about 30 days
  • Some evening and weekend hours available
  • Fee: Educational fee is $1500 for BC students.  For others, educational fee is $3900.  Psychological fee is $1200. Fees can be paid in installments.
  • Center open all year
  • Tutoring, parenting groups, psychotherapy, ADD coaching and counseling session groups available or referrals will be made
  • Most insurers will cover a portion of psychological evaluation; office will help with paperwork to expedite insurance reimbursement

 

Fordham University

SchoolConsultation Center
33 West 60th Street, 8th Fl.
New York, NY 10023
(212) 636-6483 or (212) 636-6483
fax: (212) 636-7362
sceccenters@fordham.edu

Director: Zsuzanna Kiraly, Ph.D.
Contact: Graduate Assistants
Entrance is wheelchair accessible
Established: 1985

  • Clinical setting
  • Testing can be requested for any age (mostly college age students)
  • Exam takes 8-10 hours conducted in 2-3 sessions which vary in length
  • Sessions conducted by supervised doctoral students
  • Report will be completed about 4-6 weeks after testing
  • Evening and weekend hours are available but are rare
  • Fee: $1000 for comprehensive evaluation; $400 for psychoeducational consultation
  • Comprehensive evaluation fee includes formal interview, all testing, conference, written report, and consultation with other professionals
  • Center open September-June
  • Remediation and counseling services available on a sliding scale

 

Hofstra University

Psychological Evaluation Research and Counseling Clinic
131 Saltzman Community Services Center
Hempstead, NY 11549
(516) 463-5660
fax: (516) 463-4831
saltzmancenter@hofstra.edu
www.hofstra.edu/COM/Saltzman/SAL_perc.cfm

Director: Dr. Joseph Scardapane
Contact: Earleen Dalto or Joan Brady
Entrance is wheelchair accessible
Established: 1970

  • Clinical setting
  • Testing can be requested for age 4 through adult
  • Exam takes 4-6 hours conducted in 1-2 sessions
  • Sessions conducted by supervised doctoral students
  • Report will be completed about 4-6 weeks after testing occurs
  • Most testing is conducted Monday-Saturday during the day
  • Fee: $600
  • Center is open year-round
  • Reading and writing center, speech and hearing clinic, behavior therapy available

 

SUNY College of Optometry

Learning Disability Unit
33 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036
(212) 938-4188
fax: (212) 938-4065
sbench@sunyopt.edu
www.sunyopt.edu

Director: Dr. Steven Larson
Entrance is wheelchair accessible
Established: 1990

  • Clinical setting
  • Testing can be requested for ages 6 through adult
  • Exam takes 9 sessions: 3 with optometrist (comprehensive eye exam, vision therapy evaluation, perceptual exam); 6 with neuropsychologist (1 intake, 4 testing sessions, 1 reporting conference)
  • Report completed about 2-3 weeks after testing
  • Some evening hours available
  • Fee: $2665
  • Some insurance plans cover a portion of charges for evaluations.  Contact individual insurance carrier prior to first appointment for specific coverage limits and reimbursement procedures

 

Individual Clinicians

Dr. Beth Abrams
141 East 55 Street, Suite 3A
New York, NY 10017
212/465-3287
Fax: 212/752-0585
drbethabrams@yahoo.com

Entrance is wheelchair accessible
Established: 1990

  • Private office setting
  • Testing can be requested for all ages but specializes in teenagers and young adults
  • Exam takes 6-7 hours conducted in 2-3 sessions
  • Report will be completed within 4 weeks after testing
  • Evening and weekend hours are available
  • Fee: $2400 (sliding scale available)
  • Open all year
  • Psychotherapeutic services available, help with organization and advocacy skills

 

Dr. Carol Lachman
104 East 40th Street
Suite802
New York, NY 10016
(212) 949-0866
Fax: 718/858-3978
lachcpsych@aol.com

Not accessible: one flight of stairs
Established: 1980

  • Private office setting
  • Testing can be requested for all ages
  • Exam takes in 8 hours in 2-3 sessions (one hour intake and one hour informing)
  • Report will be completed within 2 and a half weeks
  • Evening and weekend hours available
  • Fee: $2000-3000 depending on testing needs
  • Center open year-round
  • Psychotherapeutic (counseling) services available, no cognitive or behavior therapy

 

Dr. Antoinette Lynn
350 Central Park West
Suite1Q
New York, NY 10025
(212) 666-3180 or (212) 666-3184
fax: (212) 666-3185
ajlynn2@aol.com

Entrance is wheelchair accessible via service elevator
Established: 1990

  • Private office setting
  • Testing can be requested for all ages
  • Exam takes 6-8 hours conducted in 2 or 3 sessions
  • Report will be completed in 4-6 weeks after testing
  • Evening and weekend hours are available
  • Fee: $2000-$3500 for full neuropsychological evaluation
  • Center open year-round
  • Psychotherapeutic services available for LD/ADD students
  • Tutoring services available, counseling and coaching ADD

 

 

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