Child and Adolescent
Educational assessments provide insight into your child’s unique learning profile. It is a way to objectively measure your child’s abilities therefore enabling you and their educators to tailor learning experiences that match your child’s abilities and provide an effective individual learning program.
Assessments will determine:
Assessment of your child involves both cognitive and educational testing in order to understand his or her abilities and areas where she or he may experience difficulties. The tests consist of a variety of questions, puzzles, drawings, stories, and games.
What do psychological or cognitive tests measure?
Cognitive tests measure abilities such as:
What do educational tests measure?
Educational tests measure academic skills such as:
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Child and Adolescent Psychology Services provide assessment and diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. The assessment is a comprehensive process which will provide an accurate picture of the child’s functioning and will be used to recommend appropriate interventions.
Children with autism display characteristic difficulties in communication and social reciprocity accompanied by restrictive or repetitive behaviours. It is important to note that symptoms of Autism will vary in degree and type across individuals therefore treatment plans need to be focussed on an individual’s specific needs.
Melbourne Autism Assessments and Treatment Plans
Here's what Child and Adolescent Psychology Services can provide:
Social emotional well-being
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