We would like to encourage you to contact us if you have any concerns at all regarding your child. Possible reasons to refer your child are:
School psychologists are an integral part of the support system in the elementary schools. They are licensed and certified professionals who are trained to diagnose and assess learning, emotional and behavioral difficulties. They are skilled in individual, group, and family counseling techniques. Some school age children may have difficulties in personal or social adjustment in school, the home and/or the community. They may talk to the psychologist for short or long term counseling. Referral sources include parents, school personnel and/or children themselves. In addition to these interventions, they also provide specialized services such as:
All evaluations, as well as any extended student counseling sessions, are only conducted with parental written consent. These services are available to anyone whose children attend one of the Wantagh elementary schools.