Let Dr. Heitin Help With Your Child's Needs:

  • Psycho-educational Assessment and Identification of Learning Disabilities and Other Learning-Related Issues
  • Educational Consulting for Students with Special Needs Throughout the Special Education Process -- Assessment, Eligibility, IEP, 504 and Identification of Appropriate Services
  • Advocacy for Students with Special Needs


Is your child struggling in school and you think he or she could have a learning problem? Do you believe your child needs specialized instruction? Do you question whether your child’s special services are sufficient? Would you like an independent, professional assessment of your child’s educational needs?

Serving students with special needs and their families in Alexandria, Arlington and Fairfax County, Virginia in public and private school programs.

Dr. Heitin knows from experience that identifying or creating an appropriate educational program for a child requires collaboration between the parent and school. An independent educational expert offers the parents support in this effort. To achieve a successful collaboration, Dr. Heitin brings more than forty years of expertise to the table working with students with special needs. In private practice as a special education consultant since 1992, Dr. Heitin has served hundreds of students and their families in assessment, consultation and advocacy. When a parent needs an independent assessment to determine whether a child has a learning disability or attentional issue, Dr. Heitin evaluates the student with a full battery of psychoeducational tests and makes clear recommendations for appropriate action.

Articles by and about Dr. Heitin

Advocating For Children and Their Families Within the School System:Reflections of a long-time special education advocate Download the PDF and go to page 44 for the article.

Writing IEP Goals

Dr. Heitin Featured in Kevin Dohmen’s Learning Newsletter

When Parents & Schools Disagree

New Hope for Twice Exceptional Students

Technology and Its Impact in School


Dr. Heitin ranks in the top 1% of the most endorsed professionals in Special Education in the U.S. on Linked In.
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