The inner-ear mechanisms responsible for Dyslexia, LD, ADD and a score of related disorders and syndromes must first be demonstrated before medical treatment can be initiated. Most important, the pattern of diagnostic inner-ear-determined signs and symptoms characterizing each patient is essential for choosing the combination of medications most likely to be helpful.
Since only medical treatment is provided by The Levinson Medical Center for Learning Disabilities, only medical testing, especially of the inner-ear/cerebellar (CV) system, is performed — exceptions aside. (Educational and psychological testing are most helpful when tutoring is performed. Also, additional visual and related testing are provided to facilitate other therapeutic modalities and ensure diagnostic reliability). As a result, descriptions of the following non-invasive diagnostic tests and measurements are summarized to help you understand the primary procedures performed at this center: