About Us

Diagnostic Learning Services consists of state certified Educational Diagnosticians striving to provide the most in-depth evaluations for our clients. As a group, we offer the following experience and credentials:

  • Master’s level professionals-all of which are certified by the state of Texas
  • Experience in the general education setting as well as over 20 years special education experience in the private and public schools
  • Members of the Texas Educational Diagnostician Association
  • In depth knowledge of Cross Battery Assessments
  • Knowledge of requirements needed for SAT and ACT accommodations
  • Knowledge of Texas Special Education¬†law
  • Thorough understanding of the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) process as well as 504 programs
  • Diagnostic experience at the elementary, middle, high school, college and adult levels
  • In depth knowledge of the RTI (Response To Intervention) process and how to navigate through the 3 tiers of intervention as well as progress monitoring

** In addition to being an Educational Diagnostician certified by the state of Texas, Laurie Gaines-Peterson is also a Licensed Professional Counselor.