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What Kind of Assessment Would Help?


Sometimes parents are concerned about their child’s functioning in some way but aren’t sure what would be helpful or what to ask for when calling a psychologist. Answering the following questions can help:

1. Does your child complain of being bored at school?
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2. Is your child struggling with learning such as learning to read, do math, or write?
Yes No

3. Are you concerned that your child's development is lagging behind others their age?
Yes No

4. Are you struggling with managing your child's behaviour or are traditional parenting strategies not working?
Yes No

5. Does it seem as though your child needs more challenge at school?
Yes No

6. Has your child's teacher recommended a psychoeducational assessment?
Yes No

7. Does your child struggle to stay focused or do they seem to jump from task to task?
Yes No

8. Has your child's teacher indicated that your child is below grade level or "behind" in academic skills?
Yes No

9. Has your child's teacher commented that your child easily manages the curriculum or would benefit from additional challenge?
Yes No

10. Is your child struggling socially at school or with making and keeping friends?
Yes No

11. Is your child overly anxious, withdrawn, sad, or moody such that it interferes in your daily life?
Yes No

12. Is your child seem to have delays in learning to speak, interacting socially, with self-help skills (such as dressing and toileting), or playing with others? Or, has your child been identified as having developmental delays?
Yes No