(Children to Young Adults)
Psychological evaluations can provide vital insights when noticeable changes occur in an individual's behaviors, academic performance, and daily life activities. Here at Anchor EEC, we offer comprehensive psychological evaluations that help identify and address specific areas of concern. We're dedicated to pinpointing both strengths and areas of improvement, whether they be personal, behavioral, emotional, or academic, including conditions such as ADHD, Anxiety, Specific Learning Disorders, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, and more.
Our evaluations are more than just tests; they're tools for understanding and nurturing individual potential. We present results in a simple, comprehensible format, providing clear diagnostic information along with tailored intervention strategies. By translating complex findings into actionable insights, we empower you or your loved ones to foster growth and well-being.
Our services cater to a wide age range, welcoming children from the tender age of 4 up to young adults aged 21. This also includes Kindergarten Early Entry.
Psychological evaluations also serve as an essential tool when identifying changes in an adult's behaviors, work performance, and everyday functioning. We specialize in comprehensive psychological evaluations designed to pinpoint and address distinct areas of concern. Our objective is to explore your personal, behavioral, emotional, or cognitive strengths and potential areas for growth, including conditions such as ADHD, Anxiety, Specific Learning Disorders, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, and more.
Our evaluations are more than just assessments; they are instruments for understanding and personal development. We present results in a format that is easy to grasp, with straightforward diagnostic information complemented by customized strategies for intervention. By converting intricate findings into practical insights, we empower you to foster growth and improve well-being.
Our services are suited to adults of all ages. We are here to offer support, understanding, and professional expertise, empowering you to navigate your unique psychological landscape with confidence and clarity.
Annual Homeschool Testing
For families on the homeschooling journey, and after 7yrs of age, annual standardized testing is required by law but is a genuine necessity to best guide and plan your next school session. At Anchor EEC, we facilitate this requirement through the administration of the Woodcock Johnson Tests of Achievement-4th Edition (WJ-IV), a recognized tool that meets North Carolina's testing stipulations. Conducted in the student friendly Anchor EEC office located in Cary, NC.
The WJ-IV offers valuable insights into your child's academic performance, comparing their accomplishments with those of their peers. This process is a significant step in comprehending your child's progress, enhancing your ability to personalize their learning experience and foster their academic growth.
Individual counseling services at Anchor EEC are designed to address a range of social, emotional, behavioral, or academic concerns you or your loved ones may encounter. We utilize evidence-based treatment plans tailored to manage various issues such as Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Anxiety, Depression, and Self-Confidence, among others.
Recognizing the vital role family plays in fostering positive change, we encourage active familial participation in our therapeutic process. Catering to a broad age spectrum, our services extend from childhood (starting at age 5) through young adulthood (up to age 21). At Anchor EEC, we're committed to guiding you on the path towards personal growth and emotional well-being.
Parent and Child Advocacy
Navigating the public school system can often be a challenging journey, especially when it comes to advocating for your child's specific needs. We are dedicated to supporting you through this process, offering expert advice, feedback, and advocacy services. Whether you're trying to decipher school notifications concerning your child's social, emotional, or behavioral performance, or working through referral outcomes, we can help simplify the process.
Our in-depth knowledge of current IDEA and 504 qualification criteria and services, coupled with our years of hands-on experience in the public school system – including 15 years as a School Psychologist and 2 years in the classroom – equips us to offer a practical and honest perspective.
If you're struggling to communicate your concerns effectively to the school, we can assist in articulating these issues clearly. Leveraging our comprehensive understanding of state and federal guidelines, we ensure your child is getting the necessary services they are entitled to through the public school system. Together, we can make your voice heard and your child's educational journey a successful one.
Private School Support Services
Anchor EEC proudly offers comprehensive psycho-educational evaluations, serving as a valuable resource for Private and Montessori schools that might be understaffed or in need of additional support with their assessment tasks. As an independent contractor, we provide impartial evaluations as required by the school or requested by parents.
Our evaluations span a wide range of educational and developmental domains, encompassing areas such as Preschool Evaluations, Developmental Delays, Specific Learning Disabilities, Other Health Impairment, and Serious Emotional Disability, among others. Each evaluation culminates in a detailed report, which includes intervention strategies tailored for both home and school environments.
By focusing on the unique needs of each student, we aim to pave the way for academic success. Partnering with Anchor EEC ensures your students receive the attentive, expert assessment they need, bolstering your school's ability to cater effectively to the diverse needs of its students.