Dr. Smith & Dr. Czaplewski envision a future where AZSPI is operating in several locations across Arizona, including the Greater Phoenix Area, Flagstaff, Yuma, and Tucson—providing their services across the state in an effort to improve the lives of hundreds of Arizonan families.
Dr. Czaplewski is a licensed psychologist at AZ Speech & Psychological Institute specializing in pediatric neuropsychological, developmental, psychoeducational evaluations, and trauma informed interventions.
Dr. Smith is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist and Diplomate in School Neuropsychology in Arizona who specializes in evaluating and treating children, adolescents, and young adults with neuropsychological disorders in the school setting.
Dr. Smith has experience with those that have processing deficits, attention-deficit disorder (ADHD), learning difficulties, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), seizure disorders, head injuries, fetal alcohol syndrome disorder (FASD) anxiety, depression, foster children and twice-exceptional (2e) learners in the gifted range.
Hs is also a Court Appointed Special Advocate, CASA of Arizona volunteering to promote and support the best interests of abused and neglected children in the dependency court system and foster care system.
He has worked with a variety of individuals, from school aged children to the adult
population with a vast range of concerns performing school neuropsychological
evaluations, psychoeducational evaluations, and gifted assessments.
based evaluations, this allows Dr. Smith to assess a person’s strengths and weaknesses leading to individualized interventions and treatment plans.
Dr. Smith welcomes the opportunity to discuss specific areas of concern with you and
for your child within the family construct to provide evaluation assessments, goal
planning, and any other further referrals if needed.
Common concerns provided by a consultative role include improving coping and problem solving skills, reducing anxiety, managing impulse control disorders, social skills, and independent skills.
Tiffany Costine is our AZ Speech & Psychological Institute Office Assistant.
Tiffany graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Special Education Adapted Curriculum from East Carolina University in May 2022. She then taught in a North Carolina Public School as an Intellectual Disabilities Moderate teacher.
Tiffany’s focus while teaching was on increasing student communication and functional life skills to support student independence. Tiffany has experience working with students with Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention-Deficit/
Tiffany is excited to be joining our team in Arizona.