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.
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 evaluations and/or evaluations for ADHD or Autism Spectrum Disorder. 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.
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.