Assessments

Psychological and Psycho-Educational

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  • Our assessments focus on the child's strengths as well as difficulties.

  • We strongly rely on parent and teacher feedback to better understand your child so that we can cater our recommendations to your circumstances. 

  • We use the most accurate and widely recognised tools available.

  • Reports are accepted all over the world and can help in USA, UK, Australia, etc. for educational accommodations and insurance coverage.

 

Full Psychoeducational Assessment 

Parent pre-interview, school visit, 4-5  hours with child (depending on age and ability and may be broken up into several days)

IQ: WPPSI IVWISC V or WAIS V (depending on age)

Achievement: WIAT III

Social/Behavioral Questionnaires: BASC: parent and teacher (up to 3 teachers)

Adaptive: Vinelands III

Executive Functioning: Delis Rating of Executive Functions (D-REF™)

Emotional: Beck Depression Inventory and Beck Anxiety Inventory (for children ages 7 and up)

Report: Comprehensive findings, Background, Conclusions, Assessment of Strengths and Challenges, Diagnosis, and Recommendations (about 20-30 pages), Plus Appendices of Assessment Findings

1 hour Debrief with parents and child (parents are also welcome to invite teachers)

 

Autism Spectrum Assessment 

3 hour parent interview: ADI 

1-2 hour child interview: ADOS

Parent Adaptive Functioning Questionnaire: Vinelands III

Report: Comprehensive findings, Background, Conclusions, Assessment of Strengths and Challenges, Diagnosis, and Recommendations (about 20-30 pages)

1 hour Debrief with parents and teen (not younger children) 

 

Confirmed Diagnosis

This assessment can support the student applying for ‘Access Arrangements.’ If the child has already received a full psycho-education assessment report and diagnosis in the past 3 years then the psychology team can carry out this assessment to get up-to date academic results and provide clear recommendations to school boards for the correct ‘Access Arrangements’ for upcoming exams.

This assessment can also confirm a diagnosis if a parent/ teacher has queries about the diagnosis given to a child/teenager.

 

IQ Test only 

2 hours with child

WPPSI IVWISC V or WAIS V (depending on age)

Results reviewed with parents the same day as assessment

Report sent via email (about 10 pages)

Does not include Diagnosis, Recommendations or Conclusions

 

Learning Profile – Specific Learning Differences Assessment (Psych, OT and SLT)

3 individual assessments from 3 disciplines synthesised into one cohesive report

(Occupational Therapist, Speech and Language Therapist and a Clinical Psychologist)

IQ: WPPSI IVWISC V or WAIS V (depending on age)

Achievement: WIAT III

Social/Behavioral Questionnaires: BASC: parent and teacher (1 teacher)

Adaptive: Vinelands III

Occupational Therapy Assessment: Movement ABC / Sensory Profile or Sensory Processing Measure / Developmental Test of Visual Perception / Detailed Assessment of Speed of Handwriting (as appropriate). May also consider Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests in some cases.

Speech and Language Assessment: Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals Preschool / Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals / Test for Auditory Comprehension of Language / Preschool Language Scales / Goldman-Fristoe Test of Articulation

 

Please note: 

  • Assessments after school are counter-productive due to effort required and fatigue
  • If it takes longer or we need to end early due to fatigue, we will reschedule at a later date at no extra cost
  • Child should be well rested and bring snacks and anything else that makes them feel comfortable
  • All assessment reports take 2-4 weeks to write
  • Assessments will not be mailed to schools and are families' confidential information unless requested on consent form
  • We believe that a team approach to assessment is best practice for comprehensive, well reasoned, conclusions, recommendations and possible diagnosis

Multi-Disciplinary Team Assessments

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Developmental Screening Assessment (MDT)

It includes a 90 minutes screening with Speech and Language Therapist, Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist. Using standardised and non-standardised assessment measures to provide a developmental snapshot. Feedback meeting time will be charged seperately.

 

Learning Profile- Specific Learning Differences

Parent interview, Assessment time with a Clinical Psychologist, Occupational Therapist and Speech and Language Therapist over three days. Full inter-disciplinary strealined report, strategies for the classroom and home, as well as a feedback meeting with parents.

Speech and Language Therapy Assessments

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Our Speech and Language Thearpy team will be happy to guide you to the right assessment for your child.

 

Preschool/ Early Intervention Language Assessment

Approximately 1.5 hours assessment time, full report and 30 minute feedback.

 

School-aged Language Assessment

Approximately 2 hours assessment time, full report and 30 minute feedback

 

Articulation/ Phonology Assessment

Approximately 1 hour assessment time and full report.

Occupational Therapy Assessments

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Occupational Therapy Full Assessment

Parent interview, standard and non-standardised assessment time, full report with recommendations for home and school, as well as a 30 minute parent feedback meeting with parents.

 

Handwriting Assessment

Approximately 50 minutes assessment time, report, recommendations and 30 minute feedback meeting with parents. This assessment can provide evidence if/if not extra time is required for 'accesss arrangements' in exams.

Sensory Integration Assessment

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Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests (SIPT)

The gold standard of Sensory Integration Assessments. Parent interview, assessment time of approximately 3 hours over 2 full days, full report and parent feedback meeting. Completed by Certified Sensory Integration Therapist (Occupational or Physiotherapy)

Physiotherapy Assessments

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Infant / Early Years Motor Development Assessment

Approximately 45 minutes assessment time and home programme with goals and summary of current functional level.

 

Full Paediatric Gross Motor Assessment

Approximately 90 minutes assessment time, full report with home programme and 30 minute feedback meeting.

Feeding Team Assessments

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Joint assessment by a Speech and Language Therapist trained in the SOS Feeding approach and Beckman Oral Motor Therapy, and an Occupational Therapist trained in Sensory Integration and Neurodevelopmental Therapy

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