GDO-R Private Administration

The Gesell Developmental Observation-Revised (GDO-R) is a comprehensive multidimensional assessment system that assists educators and other professionals in understanding characteristics of child behavior in relation to typical growth patterns between 2½ to 9 years of age.

Understanding these characteristics can allow professionals to develop learning programs that better fit the child’s current state which in turn provide the child with a richer and less frustrating learning experience. For that reason, scheduling a private administration of the GDO-R, for one child or all students, with one of Gesell’s qualified experts can improve teacher-student relationships and yield a more productive school year for everybody involved.

Parents or guardians of the children must complete the Parent/Guardian Questionnaire (also available in Spanish) as part of the assessment. The administration takes approximately 45 minutes and is then followed by a detailed final report on the developmental stage of the assessed child that can be submitted to school administrators, pediatricians, psychologists and other professionals working with young children.

Follow up consultations can be arranged at $100 per hour. Please email us to arrange. 

Ways to schedule a private administration:

 

Individual Families:

Option One: Reserve a time to bring your child to the Gesell Program in New Haven, CT for scheduled assessment days. Email us at office@gesellinstitute.org for available dates and times.
Fee: $300

Option Two: Schedule a Qualified Examiner to come to your location to administer the assessment.
Fee: $495 plus travel costs of the examiner

Temporary COVID-19 Virtual Administration: Schedule a virtual administration with a Gesell Qualified Examiner.
Fee: $250

Schools & Early Education Centers:

Schools or child care centers can contract one of Gesell's Qualified Examiners to administer the Gesell Developmental Observation to their students. Having highly experienced Gesell professionals administer and deliver results brings assurance of validity and reliability in the results of our child assessments. We offer four Assessment Package options, some including professional development to aid teachers, admissions staff, and leadership in interpreting results.

1. One set of assessments package:
*For schools/centers who have a trained examiner on site to aid in interpreting results.
*Gesell examiner travel and accommodation costs required in addition to all pricing options

<10 children - $2,250  
11-20 children - $4,500  
21-30 children - $6,250  
31-40 children - $8,000  

2. One set of assessments PLUS a PD session (2 hours) with school/center staff to unpack the results at the end of the assessment schedule:
*For schools/centers who do not have trained a examiner(s) on site to aid in interpreting results.
*Gesell examiner travel and accommodation costs required in addition to all pricing options

<10 children - $2,550  
11-20 children - $4,800 
21-30 children - $6,550  
31-40 children - $8,300  

3. Two sets (pre and post year) assessments package:
*For schools/centers who have a trained examiner on site to aid in interpreting results.
*Gesell examiner travel and accommodation costs required in addition to all pricing options


<10 children - $4,200 
11-20 children - $8,700  
21-30 children - $12,200  
31-40 children - $15,700  

4. Two sets of assessments (pre and post year) PLUS a PD session (2 hours) with school/center staff to unpack the results at the end of the assessment schedule:
*For schools/centers who do not have trained a examiner(s) on site to aid in interpreting results.
*Gesell examiner travel and accommodation costs required in addition to all pricing options


<10 children - $4,500 
11-20 children - $9,000  
21-30 children - $12,500 
31-40 children - $16,000  

5. Additional Services:
Follow-up consultation: offers hourly options for assistance in interpreting results, identifying needs and placement, and additional reports/write-ups to accompany assessments.

$100 per hour

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Please contact us for more information or to schedule your GDO-R Assessment Package.