ADD-SOI Center - Attention Deficit Disorders and Structure of Intellect - Manhattan Beach California

SOI (Structure of Intellect) - An Investment In Your Future

What is S.O.I.?

SOI stands for the Structure Of Intellect, a theory of the functions and products of human intelligence. S.O.I. is a system that is used both to assess and develop intellectual abilities and performance. Everyone has intelligence. S.O.I. identifies what kind you have, not just how much.

1. Testing

S.O.I. testing gives you an individualized computer profile of the 26 cognitive abilities required for learning Reading, Spelling, Science, Math and over 500 careers.

2. Assessment for Optimal Achievement

  • Vision functioning
  • Hearing
  • Nutrition / Allergies
  • Behavior / Self Concept

3. Teach / Train Foundational Abilities

  • Comprehension
  • Memory
  • Reasoning and Judgement
  • Problem Solving
  • Creative Thinking

4. Counseling

S.O.I. is a full service counseling and testing center with a unique approach to counseling gifted and learning disabled children.

Who Benefits from S.O.I. Testing?

Pre-School Children

  • Select school and grade placement
  • Assure the building blocks for learning
  • Nip failure in the bud


  • Kindergarten through college
  • Planning career or academic goals

Learn the value of academic achievements for your child's:

  • Education
  • School placement
  • College guidance
  • Self-esteem
  • Career development


  • When you plan or change careers, S.O.I. gives you direction
  • You can discover your intellectual strengths and weaknesses

S.O.I. results can be used as part of school curriculum, as well as in Individual Educational Programs (IEP).

S.O.I. materials can be used individually at home or in a classroom setting.

S.O.I. results make sense to parents as well as teachers.

How is S.O.I. Used for the Gifted?

S.O.I. offers a definition of giftedness that goes beyond traditional academic approaches, and includes Creativity.

S.O.I. identifies any abilities needing development.

S.O.I. shows how the near-gifted can become gifted.

How is S.O.I. Used for Learning Disabilities?

S.O.I. helps develop the building blocks for learning.

S.O.I. identifies which learning abilities are deficient and need building.

S.O.I. builds self-worth by teaching through a child's strengths. YES ... the learning disabled have strengths!

How is S.O.I. Used with Attention Deficit Disorders (A.D.D.)?

S.O.I. helps distinguish whether or not your child has A.D.D., cognitive problems, or both.

S.O.I. identifies the gifted, yet hyperactive child.

A.D.D. often can be treated without drugs. This is one of our specialties.

How is S.O.I. Used with Dyslexics?

S.O.I. specifically pinpoints what kind of "dyslexia" is present and what you can do about it.

Memory and vision problems are often misdiagnosed as dyslexia. S.O.I. clarifies the problems and remediates them.

We offer solutions.