The Exceptional Learner

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Are you struggling to understand your child’s educational needs?

As a parent, navigating your child’s educational journey can be overwhelming, especially when faced with challenges that impact their learning and development. At The Exceptional Learner, we specialize in providing expert psychoeducational and diagnostic assessments as well as tailored consultation services designed to empower parents like you with the insights and strategies needed to support your child effectively.

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Erica Salzman, M.S., NCSP, LEP#4465

What does an Educational Psychologist do?

In California, a Licensed Educational Psychologist (LEP) plays a multifaceted role in the realm of education and psychology. We conduct assessments and evaluations to identify learning disabilities, developmental delays, and emotional or behavioral challenges in students. LEPs interpret assessment results, collaborate with educators and families, and design personalized interventions to support students’ academic, social, and emotional growth. Additionally, LEPs serve as advocates for students and families, ensuring that educational needs are met and facilitating access to appropriate resources and services within the educational system. I base my consultation and assessment services on the belief that every learner has a pathway to success. It’s crucial for parents, schools, and professionals to collaborate in creating a plan that supports the student’s growth in learning and social skills. As students grow, they can actively contribute to this process, providing essential input in shaping their own paths.

Specific Areas of Expertise

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Assessment and consultation for students who are gifted or twice-exceptional (2e).

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Assessment, consultation, and intervention planning for students with possible learning disabilities such as dyslexia, nonverbal learning disabilities, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia

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Assessment, consultation, and intervention planning for students with ADHD, executive functioning deficits, and related conditions

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Assessment, consultation, and intervention planning for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions.

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Specific Areas of Expertise

Assessment, consultation, and intervention planning for Autism Spectrum Disorder and related conditions

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Assessment, consultation, and intervention planning for Autism Spectrum Disorder and related conditions

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Assessment, consultation, and intervention planning for students with possible learning disabilities such as dyslexia, nonverbal learning disabilities, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia

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Assessment, consultation, and intervention planning for students with ADHD, executive functioning deficits, and related conditions

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Assessment, consultation, and intervention planning for students with emotional and behavioral disorders (i.e.: anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, trauma, school avoidance/refusal)

Assessment, consultation, and intervention planning for students with possible learning disabilities such as dyslexia, nonverbal learning disabilities, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia

Assessment, consultation, and intervention planning for students with ADHD, executive functioning deficits, and related conditions

Assessment, consultation, and intervention planning for students with emotional and behavioral disorders (i.e.: anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, trauma, school avoidance/refusal)