Educational Psychologist

By: Wendy Stone  02-01-2017
Keywords: ADHD, School Readiness, Learning problems

Wendy specialises in work with children and adolescents and their families. Areas of psychological service include: Educational Assessments Career Assessments School Readiness Testing An Educational Assessment includes cognitive testing (IQ) which provides a profile of individual strengths and weaknesses, as well as scholastic testing of reading, spelling, reading comprehension and mathematical skills. This will assist in the diagnosis of concentration-related difficulties such as ADHD, learning difficulties such as Dyslexia as well as other barriers to learning. An Educational Assessment can assist with: - the identification of a suitable school placement (e.g. remedial school) - the application for concessions through the Department of Education e.g. additional time, a reader, a scribe etc -determining a suitable intervention plan for the learner, such as recommendations for Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy, remedial tuition etc.

Keywords: ADHD, Dyslexia, Educational Assessment, Educational Psychologist, Learning problems, School Readiness