Frequently Asked Questions
What is Accommodation Testing?
Accommodation testing is a specialized assessment which goes above and beyond the
requirements for diagnosing a learning disorder, ADHD or a psychological disorder.
At a minimum, tests of I.Q. (Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, Fourth Edition),
performance (Woodcock Johnson Achievement, Third Edition) and tests of time and
extended time (Nelson-Denny Reading Test, Timed/Extended Time) are required to
identify a persons capability (I.Q.), Performance levels (WJ) and independently identify
how the person would perform under regular and extended time conditions. Within the
WAIS-IV and WJ-III are tests which identify how quickly a person processes information.
Additional tests and checklists (some of which are more common in Europe and not as
widely available in the U.S.) are administered to further clarify and identify cognitive
processing delays, language processing delays, cognitive-motor processing delays,
attention delays and impact.
Document reviews are extensive and summarized in the report as they relate to the
symptoms of the diagnosis.
Summary and reccommendations are oriented towards scores supporting specific
symptom accommodation recommendations related to the A.D.A.
How long does it take to complete an accommodation evaluation?
Testing is generally completed in 6-8 hours in a single day. The tests are individually administered,
face-to-face, by Dr. Stephen Mouton.
The type and quality of response to questions is just as important as the answer. Dr. Mouton notes if the
student gives a short answer or a long answer; if it is in the ball park; if they require prompting; and if they
give up easily. Additionaly, attention is paid to patterns of behavior and responses such as: fidgeting
during specific types or degrees of difficult responses, playing with hair, paying attention, making eye
contact, same types of answers: "whatever" ,"I have no clue", "This is too hard /easy" etc.
Information about the Woodcock-Johnson III tests of Cognitive Ability and the Woodcock-Johnson III Tests
Tests for neurological difficulties, organizational problems, attention difficulties (ADD / ADHD), dyslexia
and dysgraphia are included in the evaluation. When testing for a psychological disorder, testing requires
additional personality testing, projective testing, specific rating scales for disorders as well as a structured
What are the fees for testing?
Learning Disorder / Attention Deficit Symptom Impact Assessment
Includes all required A.D.A. impact testing, document review, test scores, test explanation, score graphs, diagnosis, specific recommendations
supported by test scores and completion of all additional required documents for review boards. Typically 20+ page report.
$4,192 - Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Cards Accepted
(6 hours on-site Testing plus 2 weeks needed to complete report and docs)
Psychological Symptoms Impact Assessment
Includes all required A.D.A. impact testing, document review, test scores, test explanation, score graphs, diagnosis, specific psychological /
personality testing, structured psychological interview with specific recommendations supported by test scores ruling in/out additional impact
from LD/ADHD or other psychological disorders as well as completion of all additional required documents for review boards. Typically 20+
$4,873 - Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Cards Accepted
(8 hours on-site Testing plus 2 weeks needed to complete report and docs)
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One-Day Fly-In Assessment (2 weeks for Report & Docs)