Welcome to the online office of Dr. Joshua Shifrin, a licensed psychologist who specializes in pediatric/school neuropsychological evaluations for kids between the ages of 5-25 with a focus on Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities (NVLD) in Granby, CT. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of School Neuropsychology and a Nationally Certified School Psychologist.
Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities Evaluations in Granby, CT
Dr. Shifrin specializes in providing comprehensive non-verbal learning disabilities evaluations to help identify and assess children experiencing difficulty with processing and interpreting nonverbal cues, and difficulty with visual-spatial skills. The evaluation is designed to help understand learning difficulties, identify strengths, highlight areas that need improvement, and determine the most effective strategies to help them progress.
He will assess the child’s cognitive abilities using standardized and specialized measures to evaluate processing speed, attention, and memory. Additionally, Dr. Shifrin will examine academic abilities to evaluate the child’s basic reading, writing, and numeracy skills. Based on the assessments, he will provide strategies to overcome the associated challenges and develop a customized treatment plan.
Autism Evaluations in Granby, CT
Dr. Shifrin conducts autism evaluations in Granby, CT, to help diagnose Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). He provides comprehensive evaluations that include diagnostic assessments and evaluations of co-occurring conditions. These assessment tools will offer a clear understanding of the child’s strengths, skillset, and areas of concern. The treatment plan will be customized to the child’s specific needs, and Dr. Shifrin’s recommendations will provide education and support for parents to help their child’s development.
Asperger’s Neuropsychological Assessment in Granby, CT
Asperger’s Neuropsychological Assessment is used to evaluate children for Asperger’s syndrome, a condition that primarily affects social interaction, communication, and behavior. Dr. Shifrin conducts a thorough assessment to identify the symptoms and create a personalized treatment plan for children with this disorder. The evaluation provides a comprehensive understanding of the child’s developmental strengths and weaknesses and uncovers strategies to address the associated challenges.
Identifying issues early
The assessments provided by Dr. Shifrin can identify any underlying issues that may be affecting your child’s behavior, learning, and development. Early intervention can help to minimize the impact that these underlying issues have on your child’s life, increasing their chances of success in education, work, and personal life.
Effective treatment strategies
Dr. Shifrin provides comprehensive recommendations that focus on strategies designed to help with learning and development. He provides tailored guidance on how to manage childhood behaviors that stem from the diagnosed condition effectively. He also helps to identify existing strengths, allowing you to work to structure your child’s development to highlight strengths and support areas that need improvement.
Children who receive accurate diagnoses of their neuropsychological conditions are provided with the appropriate assessment and intervention strategies that enable optimal progress. Treatment plans offered by Dr. Shifrin could include therapeutic interventions such as speech, occupational or behavioral therapy programs. These strategies will promote learning and reduce stress levels, improving life outcomes.
Contact us today
Dr. Joshua Shifrin offers non-verbal learning disabilities evaluations for children in Granby, CT. Contact us today to schedule a consultation with a trusted pediatric neuropsychologist who can provide the assessment and interventions that your child needs for optimal progress.