Frequently Asked Questions

Questions About Evaluations

Why should I have my child evaluated?


Below are three common reasons why Dr. Pass’s services may be needed.

  • Your child’s teacher is reporting learning or behavior problems.
  • Your child’s pediatrician has concerns about language or behavior.
  • You have concerns of your own that your child is not doing well in school. In some cases, the child is bright but struggling. In others, the academics are fine, but the child dislikes school because of social or emotional issues. In older students, there may be a discrepancy between strong grades and poor standardized test scores. Whatever the case, you sense something is wrong and want to find the cause so you can help your child succeed.




Why should I do a private evaluation with Dr. Pass rather than an evaluation through the school?


An evaluation by Dr. Pass is much more comprehensive than a school evaluation. The student’s strengths and weaknesses, learning style, and relevant social and emotional issues are all assessed in depth, and this information is often critical to helping the child succeed. In addition, Dr. Pass is qualified to provide a specific diagnosis, while many school evaluators are not. Such a diagnosis is often required for a child to receive the school services he or she needs. Finally, Dr. Pass provides specific and practical recommendations for the child, information that is often missing in school evaluations.




What forms of payment does Dr. Pass accept?


Dr. Pass accepts credit cards and checks. Dr. Pass does not accept insurance, but a receipt that can be used for reimbursement of out-of-network benefits is provided.





Questions About Specific Diagnoses

Why should I have my child evaluated?


Below are three common reasons why Dr. Pass’s services may be needed.

  • Your child’s teacher is reporting learning or behavior problems.
  • Your child’s pediatrician has concerns about language or behavior.
  • You have concerns of your own that your child is not doing well in school. In some cases, the child is bright but struggling. In others, the academics are fine, but the child dislikes school because of social or emotional issues. In older students, there may be a discrepancy between strong grades and poor standardized test scores. Whatever the case, you sense something is wrong and want to find the cause so you can help your child succeed.




Why should I do a private evaluation with Dr. Pass rather than an evaluation through the school?


An evaluation by Dr. Pass is much more comprehensive than a school evaluation. The student’s strengths and weaknesses, learning style, and relevant social and emotional issues are all assessed in depth, and this information is often critical to helping the child succeed. In addition, Dr. Pass is qualified to provide a specific diagnosis, while many school evaluators are not. Such a diagnosis is often required for a child to receive the school services he or she needs. Finally, Dr. Pass provides specific and practical recommendations for the child, information that is often missing in school evaluations.




What forms of payment does Dr. Pass accept?


Dr. Pass accepts credit cards and checks. Dr. Pass does not accept insurance, but a receipt that can be used for reimbursement of out-of-network benefits is provided.





Contact 

Questions? Please contact Dr. Pass by phone or email and she will get back to you as soon as possible.

Dr. Pass’s office is conveniently located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Nearby public transportation is available on the 4, 5, 6, and Q trains, as well as the Third Ave bus and 96th Street Crosstown bus. 

Lisa K. Pass, Ph.D.

1623 Third Avenue, Suite 202

New York, NY 10128

(Entrance on East 92nd Street)

917-974-9150

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