With a child self-report included, you will also gain information on your child’s perception of themself, and their perceived level of adjustment and functioning across social-emotional and behavioural scales.
During a debrief session, you will meet with your Psychologist and you will be provided with a detailed written report that summarizes the assessment results as well as any diagnostic impressions. This report will also include evidence-based recommendations (i.e., strategies, resources, and accommodations) to help support your child across home and school settings. You will have the opportunity to have any additional questions answered at this meeting as well.
Assessment reports are often used as a starting point for therapy and for school Individualized Program Plans (IPPs). For children age 6 and under, the report findings can be used to help advocate for Program Unit Funding (PUF) in an Early Childhood (preschool and kindergarten) program.
A social-emotional and behavioural assessment can also be added to a cognitive/learning assessment to help rule out factors that may be impacting your child’s classroom functioning.
If you are still uncertain as to whether an assessment would be helpful for your child, please don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss further.
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