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Hello

You've likely been referred to this site by someone who has expressed concerns about your child's development and growth or you may have found this site on your own.  Either way, we want you to know that we get the journey you are on has not been easy and that you are invested in the well being and success of your child.  We have dedicated our professional career to using psychological assessments to guide your child's treatment and success with interventions.  You are an expert on your child and our job is to identify your child's strengths and areas of growth to ensure their success. Together, we will work as team to develop the best road map for your child. 

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About Maylin Griffiths

Dr. Griffiths has a Ph. D. in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in children and families, and is licensed through the AZ Board of Psychologists Examiners. 
Dr. Griffiths has extensive experience providing comprehensive assessments for children in a variety of settings and circumstances to include qualifications for disability services for autism and intellectual disability, independent education evaluations, coordination of treatment across providers, a severity of serious mental illness and various learning differences (dyslexia, dyscalculia, & dysgraphia).  Dr. Griffiths was most recently a faculty professor where she was chair of the assessment committee and taught several courses in psychological assessment.

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About Dennis  Albaugh

Mr. Albaugh earned an Educational Specialist Degree in School Psychology in 2003 and is a Certified School Psychologist. He is currently providing psychoeducational assessment services under the supervision of Maylin Griffiths, Ph.D.  Mr. Albaugh has over ten years of experience completing school-based evaluations for students with a wide range of differences.  Most recently, Mr. Albaugh has been the Lead School Psychologist for a local school district in Arizona.  He is highly knowledgeable of the complex special education laws and procedures and effectively works together with parents and educators as they are navigating an overwhelming system.  Mr. Albaugh specializes in the meaningful application of your child’s assessment results into the school environment.

About  Amy Ford

Dr. Ford is a licensed clinical psychologist and board-certified school neuropsychologist. She has over 15 years experience working with children and families.  She is the founder, executive director, and assessment director of Dayspring Behavioral Health in Washington.  Dr. Ford’s specialization and training includes child and adolescent mental health, strength-based assessments, neurodevelopment differences including Autism Spectrum, Attention Deficit Disorders, mood and behavioral disorders, personality disorders, and learning differences.  In her free-time, she coaches high school and middle school cross country and track and enjoys traveling with her family.

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