Cognitive and Academic Assessment
This type of assessment involves evaluating a child’s thinking, learning and academic skills. It provides parents and schools with a detailed learning profile and recommendations to improve the child’s rate of progress. During this assessment, learning difficulties may be identified, such as dyslexia, dyscalculia or general learning difficulties.
Testing includes exploration of the child’s developmental history, cognitive/IQ or thinking skills, academic assessment, also known as attainment and the report.
What type of referrals are most common?
Learning difficulties (e.g. Dyslexia or Dyspraxia)
Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Attention Deficit Disorder/ Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
Emotional and behavioural concerns including mood and anxiety.
Concentration and motivation issues