Shelton Evaluation Center

The Shelton Evaluation Center was established in 1976. Dr. June Shelton and Dr. Susan Fleming have served as Directors and Dr. Laure Ames assumed the role of Director in 2009.  The Evaluation Center has evaluated more than 8,000 clients from the United States and abroad.

Mission Statement
The Shelton Evaluation Center, a division of the Shelton School, is a non-sectarian, non-profit assessment center. Our purpose is to obtain a complete picture of the client's functioning through psychoeducational, neuropsychological, and/or psychological evaluations. The client's strengths and weaknesses in cognitive, academic, social and/or emotional functioning are assessed. Recommendations to increase the client's functioning in any and all of these areas are provided. The SEC evaluates children, adolescents, and adults.

Purpose
Clients are evaluated to establish a learning and behavioral profile which includes:

  • Intellectual or Cognitive Ability
  • Fine Motor Skill
  • Attention and Behavior
  • Auditory and Visual Processing
  • Oral and Written Language Ability
  • Pre-Academic and Academic Skill
  • Personality, Emotional, and Social Functioning

The Shelton Evaluation Center sees clients with the following suspected learning disabilities and/or related disorders:

  • Dyslexia (Written Language Disorder)
  • ADHD (Inattentive, Hyperactive, or Combined Type)
  • Fine Motor Impairment (Handwriting)
  • Communication or Oral Language Disorders
  • Anxiety and Mood Disorders
  • Nonverbal Learning Disability
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Pre-Schoolers At-Risk for Learning Disorders

Additionally, the Shelton Evaluation Center conducts evaluations specific to the diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder as well as  ADHD.

Use the buttons at the top to find out more about our staff, our services, the evaluation process, and for forms.

Shelton's School serves full time students 3 years to 12th grade, as well as those who do not attend the school.  Students not attending full time can experience Shelton's programs through the weekly Scholars program and Summer School.

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The Evaluation Center evaluates children, adolescents, and adults to obtains a complete picture of the client through psychoeducational, neuropsychological, and/or psychological evaluations and makes recommendations for remediation.

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The Training Center offers training for educators, parents, and the community through courses offered online and in person.  Materials are also for sale that support the coursework and implementation of our varied programs. 

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The Clinic provides evaluations and therapy for children and adolescents with articulation, fluency, voice, language, auditory processing and reading problems at the clinic and with children at private schools throughout the DFW metroplex.

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The fact is, Shelton has been sharing information and expertise with individuals, professionals and schools since its inception. It's part of Shelton's mission.

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