The Office of Disability Services does not endorse any particular testing service. However, we offer the following list of resources that provide educational testing. If it is determined that a George Mason University student has a learning disability, he or she should then contact the Office of Disability Services to begin the registration process with the office.
GMU Psychological Clinic
10340 Democracy Lane, Suite 202 Fax: 703-352-0035
Fairfax, VA 22030 Website: psyclinic.gmu.edu
The Psychological Clinic provides psychological and educational testing necessary for documenting LD and/or AD/HD. Costs are determined on a sliding scale based upon either the parents’ (dependent students) or the student’s income. There is generally a waiting list and the clients may wait four months to schedule their assessment.
The Women’s Center Phone: 703-281-2657
133 Park Street, NE Fax: 703-242-1454
Vienna VA 22180 Website: www.thewomenscenter.org
Contact: Main Number
The Women’s Center located in Vienna, VA provides evaluations for documenting learning disabilities. Fees for the evaluation are determined on a sliding scale (variable costs for services on one’s ability to pay.)
Dr. David Hebda Phone: 703-587-8312
9625 Surveyor Ct
Monroe Building, Suite 210
Manassas VA 20110
Provides psychoeducational evaluations for individuals with learning disabilities and neuropsychological evaluations for cognitive deficits, such as attention deficit disorder, traumatic brain injury, stroke, etc., Often, insurances will cover neuropsychological evaluations, but not psychoeducational evaluations. Dr. Hebda is a provider for Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Behavioral Health, Medicare, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employees Program. If an individual has to pay out of pocket, the fees for both a neuropsychological or psychoeducational evaluation will come to $1535 (price subject to change, call for current rates). He will offer a 10% discount if told that a person is referred by GMU’s Office of Disability Services.
Educational Consulting Services Phone: 703-519-7181
100 West Howell Avenue Fax: 703-519-4737
Alexandria, VA 22031 Website: www.educationalconsultingva.com
Contact: Ruth C. Heitin, Ph. D.
Please call for more information.
Commonwealth Psychological Associates Phone: 703-734-0787
1479 Chain Bridge Road Fax: 703-734-2735
McLean, VA 22101 Website: www.cwpsych.com
Contact: Anita Auerback, Ph.D. or Edythe Wiggs, Ph.D.
They provide a variety of testing for students with learning disabilities and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. The type of testing is determined in the initial consultation. Costs vary according to test. If only a few tests are needed, costs can range from $300-800; however, a comprehensive evaluation including 10-20 separate tests costs $2,200. There is no waiting list.
Potomac Center, Inc. Phone: 703-379-7350
5276 Dawes Ave. Fax: 703-379-7352
Alexandria, VA 22311
The Potomac Center provides psychological assessment for the purposes of diagnosing learning disabilities and attention deficits. They also offer assessments to identify brain injury or impairment. Call for fees.
Associated Clinical Services Phone: 703-569-8731
8348 Traford Lane, Suite 102 Fax: 703-569-7248
Springfield, VA 22152
Contact: Dr. Edwin Carter, Clinical Psychologist
ACS is a cooperative of school psychologists offering diagnostic services for all ages to help address educational, behavioral, and emotional concerns. Please call for more information.