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A good neuropsychological evaluation from a licensed psychologist who specializes in testing is well worth it. It can also cost a lot of money if you are not insured for it. Not only will you get a diagnosis, but a good evaluation will give you information on your kids learning strengths and weaknesses which can set you up for how to approach school. Also, do not accept an evaluation from the school in lieu of having it done on your own. Remember, when the school pays for it, the psychologist works for them and not you.
After my son was tested, we figured out the best ways to work with him, found his unique learning style and found a good treatment program for success. He is now an honor roll student applying for colleges and eligible for some academic scholarships.