What does Dr. Wetherby do?
Having practiced for over 25 years, Dr. Wetherby has conducted IQ testing and neuropsychological evaluations and written educational recommendations for countless children. She has always been known for writing useable reports with functional recommendations, in addition to helping solve unclear diagnostic situations.
Reasons parents seek IQ testing for their children:
- Enrollment in gifted programs
- Independent test from school / 2nd opinion
- School requested
- School enrollment
- Not achieving up to potential
Gifted and high achieving children:
Sometimes, parents want to map their gifted child’s strengths and weaknesses. No matter the situation, the goal is to help every child reach his or her potential. Knowing a child’s cognitive strengths and weaknesses from IQ and neuropsychological testing can be invaluable.
Dr. Wetherby evaluates patients from pre-k through college.
Other professional activities:
In regard to additional professional background, Dr. Wetherby has served as an expert witness in high profile criminal cases, including a school shooting case, and has helped write juvenile law. She has also presented to multiple professional organizations such as the National Academy of Neuropsychology, American Psychological Association, and American Psychology Law Society. She is the co-founder of the educational website IEPAcademy.com, which helps parents learn how to receive accommodations and support for their children in school – including information for advocating, accommodating, and strategizing – for academics, behavior, anxiety, and more.
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Dr. Wetherby’s philosophy:
Having had Rheumatoid since age 12, Dr. Wetherby relates to children with differences, and is passionate about helping them. She believes in educating parents so that they truly understand the results of their child’s neuropsychological evaluation, and can use the strengths discovered on testing to their child’s best advantage.
Dr. Wetherby urges parents to use her website drwetherby.com as a resource, which she regularly update with blogs and information, as well as her Facebook page. She offers a free initial phone consultation to parents in regard to their child’s particular needs.