Are you or a teacher concerned about your child’s progress in school?

Is your child struggling to read at grade level?

eXL Learning can help!

A comprehensive educational assessment can help you gain insight into your child’s academic strength and weaknesses in order to determine whether a specific learning disability is impacting your child’s academic growth and determine next steps and treatment options. We are committed to providing individualized, evidence-based assessment and intervention to best support your child.

Each evaluation includes the following:

  • 60 minute in-person consultation to determine the best course of action for your child
  • 1-2 Testing Sessions
  • Brief Feedback Immediately Following Testing
  • Written Report, complete with recommendations within 1-2 weeks
  • 60 Minute In-Person Feedback Session to review Report, Recommendations and Treatment Plan

We Offer the Following Evaluations

Comprehensive Educational Evaluations

This assessment evaluates the following:

  • Oral language (expressive and receptive)
  • Reading skills (decoding, fluency, and comprehension)
  • Mathematic skills (operations, mathematic problem solving, and fluency)
  • Writing skills (spelling, sentence and essay composition)
  • Academic Processing Skills
  • Nonverbal Problem Solving

This evaluation provides insight into the foundations of your child’s academic functioning, and can be used to diagnose a Specific Learning Disability (Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia).

Literacy Evaluations

This assessment can determine whether literacy-related deficits exist. Specifically, it evaluates the following:

  • Identify the sound structure of oral language
  • Recall sounds, syllables, words, digits and letters
  • Understand the sound-symbol relationship
  • Use symbol-sound associations to identify (read – pronounce) real words and nonsense words
  • Read accurately, at a story-telling pace, words in isolation and paragraphs
  • Spell and write at the single word level, sentence level, and at the paragraph level.

This is a good option for parents who have isolated concerns about reading, as it can be used to diagnose Dyslexia.


About Lisa

LisaLisa Ankeny, M.A. has extensive training in neuropsychological and developmental assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with learning disabilities, cognitive, social and behavioral difficulties. She is skilled in building rapport with her students and families, and in collaborating with other professionals to ensure a proper range of care is provided to each individual. Lisa is committed to providing empirically-based assessment and intervention, while making a genuine connection with children and families. Lisa received her M.A. in Child Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience from the University of Denver and her B.A. in Psychology from Boston University. Contact Lisa at [email protected] or click below to schedule an initial consultation.


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