Laurie Gaines-Peterson M. Ed, MA, LPC

Laurie Gaines-Peterson is the Executive Director and owner of Diagnostic Learning Services. Laurie received a master’s degree from the University of Arkansas in Special Education with an emphasis on Assessments. She also has a second master’s degree in professional counseling. Laurie spent 8 years evaluating students in the public-school systems before realizing the tremendous need for Assessments that understand and identify the needs of the student and not what is best for the school.

Thru the years of helping and assessing students from elementary age to college and adulthood, Laurie has become a well-respected and a sought-after voice on helping students and adults. She enjoys the chances she been afforded to speak publicly to groups and schools to share how they can better understand the needs of their students when it comes to learning disabilities such as Dyslexia and ADHD. Laurie serves on the Executive Board for the North Texas chapter of Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

Laurie is a devoted wife and mother. She loves to play golf and travel in her free time.