Assessment Providers

If you’re seeking evaluations, it is a good idea to ask each provider about insurance coverage to avoid surprises. The following list offers names of area providers that have demonstrated competence in the diagnosis and/or treatment of dyslexia. For more information, contact your pediatrician or medical practitioner and request a referral.

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:: Minnesota providers ::

Brainworks
Jennifer Bennett, MS, LP
Licensed Psychologist & Educational Assessment Specialist
11900 Wayzata Blvd., Suite 214
Minnetonka, MN 55305
(952) 446-7933

Groves Learning Organization 
3200 Hwy 100 South
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
952-920-6377
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Child Behavior & Learning Clinic
Hennepin County Medical Center
701 Park Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 347-2675

Learning and Language Specialists

1405 Lilac Dr. #200
Minneapolis, MN 55422
(763) 545-7708
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Dyslexia Institute of Minnesota/The Reading Center
2010 Scott Rd NW
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 288-5271
read@thereadingcenter.org
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LDA Minnesota
6100 Golden Valley Road
Golden Valley, MN 55422
(952) 582-6000
info@ldaminnesota.org
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Minnesota Neuropsychology, LLC.
St. Paul, MN
(651) 964-2020
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Psychology Consultation Specialists, PLLC
3300 Fernbrook Lane North, #120
Plymouth, MN 55447
(763) 559-7050
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Mayo-Dana Child Development & Learning Disabilities Program
200 W. 1st Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905
(507) 284-5058

The Rosenberg Center
1935 County Road B2, Suite 100
Roseville, MN 55113
(651) 636-4155

St. Paul Children’s Hospital Child & Family Services
345 N. Smith Ave.
Suite 404
St. Paul, MN 55102
(651) 220-6720

Janette M. Schaub, Ph.D., LP
7400 Metro Blvd.
Edina, MN 55439
(952) 832-9094

Testing Plus, Inc..
8307 Portland Ave. S
Bloomington, MN 55420
(952) 884-7042

:: South Dakota providers ::

Sioux Falls USD Scottish Rite Children’s Clinic
Jane Clem Heinemeyer, Clinical Director
520 South 1st Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57104-6902
(605) 336-7561

:: North Dakota Providers ::

Benson Psychological Services
1308 23rd St S G, Fargo, ND 58103
(701) 297-7540

Neuropsychology Associates
Professional Building, 1220 Main Ave #100, Fargo, ND
(701) 297-7588

Free Screenings

Free assessments are available for children ages 4-6 at The Reading Center in Southern Minnesota. To register your child, please contact The Reading Center at 507-288-5271.

Shelly Bayer

Shelly Bayer, PhD

BOARD PRESIDENT
Dr. Shelly Bayer is the Assistant Director for the Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning at South Dakota State University where she works with faculty and graduate teaching assistants to create a culture of teaching excellence by promoting evidence-based strategies and encouraging professional and personal growth mindsets. Shelly earned her B.A. in English Education from South Dakota State University, her Masters of Education in Literacy (Certified Reading Specialist) from the University of Nevada – Las Vegas, and her doctorate in Education Administration – Adult & Higher Education through the University of South Dakota. Prior to her current employment, Shelly taught in public schools in Brookings, SD and Las Vegas, NV. Her educational background combined with her son’s identification as a dyslexic learner inspired her to work to create environments and systems that embrace the strengths of every learner and value each learner’s contributions to the process. Shelly joined the IDA-UMB Board of Directors in April 2018. She was elected as President in July 2021.