Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do you work directly with children?

    Mostly the work done through the website is designed to help guide and educate parents. Depending upon the circumstances, your child may be evaluated by Dr. Selznick.

    I am a mom of a child struggling in reading, and I'm confused as to what direction to go with my child. How can you help?

    Knowing the next step to take with your child can be very challenging. Various questions need to be answered:

    Has your child been tested before? If so what does the data suggest?

    If not, who might be best to contact? If he has an IEP, does the IEP address his needs?

    What is dyslexia and what are the best interventions? What about ADHD?

    These and related questions can be addressed through Distance Consultations.

    How do I set up a private consultation?

    Simply email Dr. Selznick through, and he will send you a preliminary email to learn more about your concerns. From there, you will decide together whether to proceed further with a consultation.

    What are your fees? Does insurance cover the service?

    Typically, insurance does not reimburse for these services. Therefore, we cannot accept insurance.

    The initial brief consultation is free of charge. Follow-up sessions are based on an hourly rate structure.

    I have testing material that I do not understand, how can you help?

    Testing material can be overwhelming and confusing. What do all of the different tests, subtests, and scores mean?

    Once you have sent material to Dr. Selznick for review, he will arrange a one-on-one consultation to review the information. After this consultation, you will be provided with a brief write up summarizing the meeting and the test review.

    Do you work directly with schools?

    Typically, we work directly with schools through conference calls where the parent may be involved in a school meeting.

    Within a reasonable geographical range, Dr. Selznick may be able to meet with a school or provide some direct observation.

    Will you review IEPs/504 Plans?

    Yes, similar to the answers above regarding testing materials, Dr. Selznick will review IEPs/504 Plans and offer you his informed perspective on them.

    Do you do counseling/therapy?

    No, this is not a service that Dr. Selznick is able to provide through the website. He can make referrals where he thinks it is appropriate.

    Are you willing to meet with an active parent group in a question and answer format?

    Yes, Dr. Selznick enjoys talking to parents, whether in-person or online. Please have your parent representative send him an email to set it up.

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