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Reading Assessment Screening, Consulting Services,
Courses and Memberships for Parents

Reading Assessment

Garforth Education is currently offering the following assessments:

Reading Screening Assessment

Learning to read is the first real job children have when they go to school. If you are concerned with your child’s readiness for learning to read or whether they are making suitable progress in their reading development at school, then consider a Reading Screening Assessment. 

Thanks to years of research, we can now screen and predict a child’s future reading success and identify if they are at risk for a reading disability such as dyslexia. This assessment is intended for children between the ages of 4 - 9 years old and is designed to assess risk, not formally diagnose a child with a learning disability. 

The results of this assessment include recommendations for the next steps you can take to support your child’s reading development.

Kindergarten Readiness Assessment

Kindergarten Readiness Assessments are for 4-year-old children. This informal assessment looks at skills that will be required for Kindergarten. The results provide parents with enrichment activities to do with their child to make the transition into Kindergarten a success!

Plan to Read Assessment

Plan to Read Assessments are for students in grades 1 – 3 who are struggling with reading. This informal assessment identifies skills the student needs to improve on. The result identifies areas in which the child needs help and provides parents with specific activities they can do at home with their child to improve these skills. 

The Intervention Plan ($897)

Dr. Kathryn Garforth does an in-depth review of your child’s psycho-educational assessment. She creates a multi-step intervention plan based on your child’s unique needs. She makes recommendations for appropriate adaptations, accommodations, modifications, or assistive technology.

You will then have an appointment to review the plan she has created for your child. The Intervention Plan includes complimentary enrollment in A Parent’s Guide to PsychEds.
This course provides you with the background you need to read your child's report.

The IEP Plan ($697)

Dr. Kathryn Garforth reviews your child’s psycho-educational assessment, report cards, and their previous IEP (if available). From this material, she will create a plan for how she
would approach your child’s next IEP meeting. The plan will include suggestions for goals, objectives, adaptations, accommodations, modifications and assistive technology
she feels would help support your child at school.

The IEP Plan comes in an IEP Binder Customized to your child's needs. The glossary will include additional terms from your child's psych-ed assessment. Dr. Kathryn Garforth will answer any of your questions when she meets with you to discuss your child's IEP Plan.

The IEP Plan includes complimentary enrollment in A Parent’s Guide to IEPs. This course gives you a solid background in everything related to IEPs so that you can to walk into your child’s next IEP Meeting with more confidence.

Intervention & IEP Package ($1,397)

The Intervention & IEP Package combines the benefits of each of these plans by having Dr. Kathryn Garforth create an intervention based on your child’s unique needs and include that information in your child's IEP plan. 

This package will include the features listed in both the Intervention Plan and the IEP Plan.

Academic Advising & Coaching

Garforth Education provides coaching for students of all ages and abilities. This service is especially beneficial for students moving to a new school, starting a new grade, or struggling academically. 

These sessions are developed by Dr. Garforth based on a student’s goals and needs and focus on, among other things, executive function coaching, study skills, note-taking, and organization.


The scope of Dr. Garforth’s work is too hard to fit into a neat list on a services page. 

We encourage you to reach out to us even if you have not found what you are looking for. Dr. Garforth is available to work as an advocate, interventionist or consultant on an hourly basis.

Parents Courses & Membership Programs

Parent Advocacy Gateway

The Parent Advocacy Gateway provides is a membership program designed to support parents. It provides you with training and support on your journey as a parent advocate. 

In the Parent Advocacy Gateway, you have access to the following:

  • A Parent's Guide to IEPs
  • A Parent's Guide to Psych-Eds
  • A Parent's Guide to Reading Development
  • ​Executive Functions Explained
  • IEP Case Studies
  • ​Psych-Ed Terms Video Glossary
  • ​Two Live Group Coaching Calls with Dr. Kathryn Garforth

As a member, you will receive your own Garforth Education IEP Binder in the mail. You are also entitled to 25% off any one-on-one services with Dr. Kathryn Garforth.

You will have unlimited access to the resources in the Parent Advocacy Gateway*. You can pay for this program upfront or with 12 monthly payments.

Enroll in the Parent Advocacy Gateway for a one-time payment of $997 CAD here.

Enroll in the Parent Advocacy Gateway by paying 12 monthly payments of $97 CAD here

* PIease note this membership is for your own personaI use.
If you share your account with others, it wiII be canceled.  

Dr. Kathryn Garforth

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About the Business

Garforth Education welcomes clients of all ages and with different academic needs including learning disorders, ADHD, Autism Spectrum, and low incidence special needs.

At Garforth Education, we believe that everybody has a unique learning profile with different strengths and challenges. When considering this profile to design a personalized education plan, it is possible to find a pathway to success at any age.

Garforth Education








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