Brain Learning

About Brain Learning

Our Vision is to transform the outdated assessment process from “Is the individual smart?” to “What is the individual smart at?”

Our Mission is to serve children, adolescents, and families with the best possible assessment and treatment using psychological and educational science. Our objective approach to assessing individuals with learning problems is done with care and attention to detail in order to support the individual’s goals, talents, and challenges.

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Services- One Stop Shop to Helping every child succeed.

At Brain Learning we utilize a “strengths-based” approach to all assessments.  This means that we focus our evaluations on discovering your child’s unique strengths and talents.  We believe that all children can learn and the goal of our assessments is to uncover the conditions, strategies, and environments kids need in order to build on their strengths and learn.  Assessment involves direct and indirect methods such as testing with our professional staff in a 1:1 setting, careful review of educational and (where appropriate) medical records, interviewing people who work with your student, gathering data, and observing your student in school. We will take the time to listen to you and understand your philosophy for your child. 

Our team is knowledgeable about cutting edge assessment research and practice, ensuring your student is properly assessed.  We strive to communicate the results and recommendations of our assessments in a way parents and teachers can easily understand.

  • Occupational Therapy Evaluation
  • Functional Behavior Assessment
  • Speech & Language Assessment
  • Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Psychoeducational Assessment
  • Academic Assessment
  • Special Circumstance Instructional Aide Assessment
  • Transition Assessment & Planning

Conditions served:

Genetic Conditions Genetic Conditions: Treacher-Collins Syndrome, Phelan-McDermid Syndrome, Down Syndrome, Klinefelter Syndrome, Turner Syndrome, Prader-Willi Syndrome, William Syndrome, Angelman Syndrome.  Additionally, we have worked with children who experience Single-Gene Deficits, such as Neurofibromatosis, Huntington Disease, [...]

Seizure Disorders Seizure Disorders: School may be difficult for your child if she has learning problems along with her epilepsy. For example, if learning problems emerge because of seizures or medications, tasks that were previously [...]

Chronic Health Conditions Chronic Health Conditions: Contnet Needed How to sight it: Reason Reason Reason Reason What we can do to help: Content Needed

Traumatic Brain Injuries Traumatic Brain Injuries: Students who have sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) return to the school setting with a range of cognitive, psychosocial, and physical deficits that can significantly affect their academic [...]

Emotional Disturbance Emotional Disturbance: Emotional Disturbance is one of the 13 categories of special education eligibility.  This is a disability in social and emotional functioning and it encompasses mood disorders and schizophrenia.  A student may [...]

Bipolar Disorder Bipolar Disorder: Bipolar disorder is characterized by severe and abrupt mood swings ranging from mania to depression.  There are two subtypes of the disorder: bipolar I is diagnosed when the manic episode lasts [...]

Anxiety Anxiety is an emotion characterized by an unpleasant state of inner turmoil. It is the subjectively unpleasant feelings of dread over anticipated events. Anxiety is not the same as fear, which is a response [...]

Language Disabilities Intellectual Disabilities: When a person is unable to produce speech sounds correctly or fluently, or has problems with his or her voice, then he or she has a speech disorder. A stroke can [...]

Intellectual Disabilities Intellectual Disabilities: While there is no cure for an intellectual disability, research has shown that special education as well as positive behavioral therapy will help a child learn and grow. Intelligence refers to general [...]

Neurologically Based Conditions Neurologically Based Conditions: Educators need to have specific guidance on how to best teach a child who has a neurologically based condition. This information can come from a thorough evaluation that is [...]

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Autism: At Brain Learning, it’s simple, we think outside the box. We don’t believe that an individual with autism deserves the same assessment as another individual with autism. Therefore, when we assess [...]

Developmental Reading Disorder (Dyslexia) Developmental Reading Disorder (Dyslexia): Did you know that there are 3 subtypes of Dyslexia? Did you know that finding out which type your child has, will increase the chances of successfully [...]

Writing Disorder (Dysgraphia) Dysgraphia: Currently there are 3 types of writing disabilities in the research literature. We believe that finding what is causing your child to struggle with writing is essential.  For example, some children [...]

Medical Disabilities A condition that can affect a child’s ability to appropriately make and maintain friendships, learn in school, feel happy, and behavior appropriately in normal circumstance. How to sight it: unecessary anxiety withdrawal from [...]

Mathematics Disability (Dyscalculia) Mathematics Disability (Dyscalculia): Did you know that there are 3 types of Dyscalculia? Did you know that treating a math disability as a whole will not always ensure that the student’s needs [...]

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD):  Today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 5% of children in the United States have ADHD.  That means that roughly 2.7 million [...]

Depression Emotional Disorder: Everyone experiences sadness at some point in their life -- it is a normal human emotion.  However, when sadness extends beyond an expected response to a life event and begins to impact [...]


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800 West El Camino Real, Suite 180
94040 Mountain View , CA
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