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Why should my child be evaluated?

For families, it can become very frustrating and disheartening to see their child struggle with learning in school.

 

The purpose of a psycho-educational evaluation is to provide you with a holistic view of how your child thinks and learns. The information can be used to identify strengths and weaknesses, learning gaps, and any disorders. In addition, the assessment also provides your child's school and outside agencies baseline data so they could provide the appropriate interventions and services that will benefit your child.

It can become very frustrating to see your child struggles with learning in school. A psycho-educational evaluation can help answer the following questions: 

1) What are my child's learning strengths and weaknesses?

2) What are my child's cognitive functioning and how does it affect his/her academic achievement?

3) What are my child's processing abilities and how do they affect his/her academic achievement?

4) How does my child's social-emotional behavior affect his/her academic achievement? 

5) How does my child's attention modality affect his/her academic achievement? 

6) What are my child's current level of academic functioning? 

7) Does my child have a disorder such as: Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), Learning Disorders, Intellectual Disability, Anxiety, and Depression? 

8)  What accommodations and interventions are necessary for my child to make adequate progress towards grade level standards?

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All in all, the purpose of a psycho-educational evaluation is to provide you with a holistic view of how your child thinks and learn. The information can be used to identify strengths and weaknesses, learning gaps, and any disorders.  In addition, the assessment also provides your child's school and outside agencies baseline data so they could provide the appropriate interventions and services for your child.

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