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DR. CATE CRITZ

THE OFFICE IS CLOSED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 15, 2024

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Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or in the same way.

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SERVICES OFFERED

Individualized Comprehensive Evaluations

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EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENTAL ASSESSMENTS

LEARNING EVALUATIONS FOR STUDENTS AGES 5-16

EVALUATIONS OF CHILDREN WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DIFFERENCES

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ALL ABOUT AN EVALUATION

Information for Parents

Prior to an evaluation, parents and teachers will be asked to complete a variety of questionnaires, depending on the reason for the evaluation. On the day of the appointment, we will review the questionnaires, I will gather additional information, and your child will have an opportunity to settle in.  The evaluations typically take 3-4 hours (with breaks), depending on the age of the child. Testing may include intellectual, developmental, academic, social, emotional, language, and/or motor assessments.  When you return to pick up your child, we will have a conference to discuss the findings.  Older students take part in the conference. Approximately one week later, you will receive a comprehensive written report including background, testing results, interpretation, and recommendations. 


*Due to the pandemic, the adult accompanying the child to the appointment must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  Children over 6 must be vaccinated.

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797 Kainui Dr, Kailua, HI 96734, USA

(808) 265-4561

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ABOUT ME

Since 2000, I've been providing specialized services to children in Hawaii who are experiencing developmental/learning differences. Children's well-being is my number one priority, and I work hard with families to ensure children's challenges are understood and they get the support they need to be successful.  


Working with children was always the path I knew I wanted to follow.  As a registered nurse and then as a  pediatric nurse practitioner, I spent several years providing primary health care to children. Gravitating towards children with special needs, I went back to school for a doctoral degree in child development and family studies.  Working at University Hospital in Syracuse, N.Y., I evaluated children in both pediatric neurology and child development clinics.  

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