assessments we provide

 

cognitive assessments provide us with information about a persons cognitive strengths and weaknesses and can inform an individuals learning capabilities.  They are used in assisting with diagnosis.

We are able to provide cognitive assessments using the following tools:

Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale - 4th Edition - for people aged 16 to 90 years 11 months.  The WAIS-IV is the industry standard test to measure adult intelligence.

Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children - 5th edition is for children aged 6 to 16 years.  The WISC V is assessment of children's overall intellectual ability and various specific cognitive domains.

Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence - 4th edition is for children aged 2 years 6 months to 7 years 7 months.  The WPPSI IV 

 

education assessments measure academic ability in a range of areas.  They will be considered following a cognitive assessment to further inform a child's learning strengths and weaknesses and aide in diagnosis of giftedness, learning difficulties or disability.

We are able to conduct education assessments using the following tools:

Weschler Individual Achievement Test - III for children aged 4 to 19 years 11 months.  The WIAT-III is used to identify the academic strengths and weaknesses of a student, inform decisions regarding eligibility for educational services, educational placement, or diagnosis of a specific learning disability, and assist in designing instructional objectives and plan interventions.

Wide Range Achievement Test - 5th edition for people aged 5 to 85+ years.  The WRAT5 provides an accurate and easy-to-administer way to assess and monitor the reading, spelling, and maths skills

 
 
 

developmental assessments are recommended when there are concerns about a child's ability to meet developmental milestones and perform everyday tasks.  they assist in diagnosing a global intellectual delay and in developing individualised management programs.

We are able to provide developmental assessments using the following tools:

Adaptive Behaviour Assessment System  - 3rd edition for people from birth to 89 years.  The ABAS 3 provides a complete picture of adaptive skills across the lifespan.

 
 

autism spectrum disorder assessments assist in the accurate diagnosis of Autism spectrum disorders.

We are able to provide autism spectrum dirorder assessments using the following tools:

Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule - 2nd Edition for people aged 12 months to adulthood.  The ADOS-2 accurately assesses and diagnoses autism spectrum disorders across age, developmental level, and language skills.

The Psychoeducational Profile - 3rd edition for children aged 6 months to 7 years.  The PEP-3 is a revision of the popular instrument that has been used for more than 20 years to assess the skills and behaviours of children with autism and communicative disabilities who function between the ages of six months to seven years.

 
 

Behaviour assessments are used to understand if a child's challenging behaviour falls outside the range expected of age-appropriate behaviours.

We are able to provide behaviour assessments using the following tools:

The Child Behavior Checklist School for children aged 6 to 18 year.  The CBCL enables practitioners to efficiently obtain standardised ratings and descriptive details of children's functioning as seen by parents.

Teachers Report Form for children aged 6 to 18 years.  The TRF enables practitioners to efficiently obtain standardised ratings and descriptive details of children's functioning as seen by teachers.

Youth Self Report for children aged 11 to 18 year.  The YSR enables practitioners to efficiently obtain standardised ratings and descriptive details of children's functioning as seen by adolescents.

The Conners Comprehensive Behavior Rating Scales is used for children aged 6 to 18 years.  The Conners CBRS is designed to provide a complete overview of child and adolescent concerns and disorders. 

Adaptive Behaviour Assessment System  - 3rd edition for people from birth to 89 years.  The ABAS 3 provides a complete picture of adaptive skills across the lifespan.