Assessing a child's learning potential and abilities
Why are children assessed?
There are many reasons why an Educational Psychologist may assess children and young people. Assessments are useful for understanding aspects of a child's development. Assessments can help a psychologist diagnose conditions impacting on a child's school achievement, including:
Why an Educational Psychologist?
Educational Psychologists are experts in the science behind how people learn. They are expertly trained to administer assessments and tests and interpret the results. They are often best placed to assist children experiencing school difficulties.
What does an Educational Assessment involve?
Assessments typically include:
What feedback do I get?
Helpful in identifying a child's areas of strength and challenge.