Over the years, Dr. Davidson has helped countless children reach their potential. First, Dr. Davidson conducts a comprehensive assessment with your child that consists of tests given individually to determine strengths and weaknesses. Through the evaluation process, she uncovers why the child is having learning difficulties or in the case of a gifted child, programs available to further his or her progress.
In the second step, Dr. Davidson develops appropriate interventions or accommodations that will help the child be successful. Finally, Dr. Davidson attends a meeting with the parents at the child's school and develops an effective Individual Education Program (I.E.P.) that outlines specific steps or interventions for the school and parents to increase the child's success.
Many Parents also chose to have Dr. Davidson’s office home school or privately tutor their child after school or on the weekends to bridge the learning gaps uncovered in her comprehension evaluation. Special Education Teachers utilize the tailor made curriculum, instructional materials and strategies developed by Dr. Davidson, based on the evaluation and the Common Core the Standards (CCSS). Dr. Davidson collects and analyzes daily data and makes program revisions to meet the child’s individual unique learning style and needs.
Dr. Davidson is a Licensed Educational Psychologist (LEP), Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Educator, Lecturer, Author, Parent and Consultant. Her approach is based upon a solid foundation in child development, educational assessment and consultation, learning differences, special education laws and teamwork.
Dr. Davidson received her B.S. in Elementary Education from Rutgers University, Masters Degree in Counseling from California State University Long Beach, Ed. D. from the University of La Verne in Educational Management and BCBA from Pennsylvania State University.
Dr. Davidson has been involved in education and served in the public school system for over 25 years in various capacities. She has been a Teacher, Counselor, School Psychologist, Senior Psychologist, Director of Special Education and Assistant Superintendent- Human Resources. She served as the District’s Chief Negotiator working collaboratively with Teacher’s Unions.
She knows the educational system from first-hand experience. She understands and loves children. Click here to reach out to Dr. Davidson now confidentially and find out how you can work together to better your child's future.