Standardized Testing Information

College Entrance:

College Board: administrators of the PSAT, SAT I, SAT II/Subject Tests, and AP tests

ACT: administrators of the ACT test

TOEFL: English language proficiency exam for foreign students

Graduate School:

GRE: the entrance exam for most graduate schools

LSAT: entrance exam for law schools

MCAT: entrance exam for medical schools (MD, and most DO)

GMAT: entrance exam for business school

Counseling/Therapy

TherapyWorks of Los Gatos: therapy for children, teens, adults, families. Located in Los Gatos

Martha Cravens, PhD: positive parenting, parent coaching, specializing in working with difficult teens. Located in Los Altos

Brandy Vanderheiden, MA, LMFT: specializing in Somatic Experiencing Therapy. Located in Los Altos

Community Health Awareness Council: non-profit, community mental health center, operating on a sliding scale with many community resources. Located in Mt. View

Assessment/Testing

Amy Tsou, PsyD – Pediatric/Adolescent Neuropsychologist

Dale Jacknow, MD – Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrician Located in San Mateo

Information

Understood.org: information website regarding learning differences

Parents’ Education Network: resources for parents and students with learning differences