We conduct a wide range of assessments to help determine cognitive and academic strengths and weaknesses.
An educational assessment is a detailed assessment of an individual’s cognitive and academic skills. Educational testing is also referred to as a psycho-educational assessment (“psychoed. assessment”) and it involves conducting specialized tests that assess multiple factors involved in learning, such as reasoning skills, memory, attention/concentration, phonological processing, and hand-eye coordination. The purpose of an educational assessment is to identify and understand … Continue reading Educational Testing
Early Developmental Screening
Developmental problems are typically not recognized until a child enters school and opportunity for early intervention is missed. Dr. Aubrey provides developmental assessment for pre-school children and makes recommendations regarding optimizing your child’s development. She can also give parents advice on school readiness and assists with making informed decisions about how to proceed. Early Developmental Screening may include the following … Continue reading Early Developmental Screening
Giftedness is not a psychological diagnosis, it is a designation given by the school board to identify students who are exceptional learners. A gifted designation is typically given to students whose cognitive ability (IQ) is higher than that of 98% of children of the same age. Standardized intelligence tests administered as part of an educational assessment are … Continue reading Giftedness
If someone has an intellectual disability, it means that he or she learns and develops more slowly than other kids. At one time, intellectual disabilities were called “mental retardation.” Someone with an intellectual disability will have trouble learning and functioning in everyday life. This person could be 12 years old, but might not talk or write as … Continue reading Intellectual Disability
Dr. Aubrey conducts assessments with adolescents and adults who need guidance identifying careers that suit their strengths, preferences and abilities. The goal of a career assessment is to give insight into a person’s interests and skills, so that they may have less difficulty in deciding on an appropriate career choice for themselves. The assessment includes standardized testing … Continue reading Career Assessments