Diagnostic Services

Faison offers Diagnostic and Psychoeducational Evaluations in our Behavioral Health Clinic to assess learning and developmental concerns including:

  • Autism spectrum disorders

  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

  • Behavioral and emotional disorders

  • Intellectual disabilities

  • Learning disabilities


Diagnostic Evaluation

A diagnostic evaluation for autism spectrum disorder or related disorders consists of direct observation by our trained team as well as a review of information gathered from parents, teachers, caregivers, and other professionals working with the individual.

  • Team Observation

  • Information Review

  • Comprehensive Results

  • Evaluation Results with Recommendations and Resources


Psychoeducational Evaluation

A psychoeducational evaluation is typically conducted when a student is struggling in school or when testing is needed to help determine an individual's learning needs. Its purpose is to provide assessment and recommendations to optimize learning and academic success.

  • Determine Learning Needs

  • Assessment and Recommendations

  • Intellectual Assessment

  • Assessment of Attention and/or Social Functioning


The evaluation process for both the diagnostic and psychoeducational services includes:


  • Intake and Interview session

  • Testing

  • Feedback meeting and Written report with recommendations for learning, academic, social/interpersonal and behavioral success


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Fax: (804) 612 - 1955


1701 Byrd Avenue

Richmond, VA 23230

The Faison Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, creed, or gender.

The Faison School is accredited by CABAS® and VAISEF, whose accreditation process has been approved by the Virginia Council for Private Education as authorized by the Virginia State Board of Education. The School is licensed by the Virginia Department of Education. The Behavioral Health Clinic and Adult and Residential Services are licensed by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services.

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