"TO UNDERSTAND IS TO ASSESS"
Discovering the best path for your child’s academic and personal growth begins with understanding their unique strengths and challenges. At NOVA Psychology, we specialize in offering psychoeducational assessments. If you observe any concerns in your child’s academic progress, such as delays in reading, writing, mathematics, or thinking, or if their teachers express worries about their development, a psychoeducational assessment can provide valuable insights. Our assessments encompass measures of intelligence and academic skills, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of your child’s capabilities. If you believe your child may benefit from a psychoeducational assessment, don’t hesitate to contact us today. We are here to support your child’s journey to success.
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Explore our comprehensive assessment services designed to illuminate the unique strengths and challenges of individuals in various aspects of life. Whether you’re seeking insights into academic capabilities, emotional well-being, or cognitive functions, our assessments are tailored to provide a detailed understanding. From psychoeducational assessments for academic proficiency to evaluations focusing on emotional and behavioural aspects, we offer a range of services to support personal and academic growth. If you’re considering an assessment for yourself, your child, or a loved one, our team is ready to guide you through the process.
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At any stage of a student’s life, they may face challenges in school. For those struggling with learning, a Psychoeducational assessment can help understand how intellectual, behavioural, and academic factors affect their performance. If your child is having difficulties in reading, writing, or math and isn’t keeping up with peers, a psychoeducational assessment can provide valuable insights.
When your child’s behaviour becomes challenging at school or home, a psychoeducational assessment can help determine if it stems from emotional or behavioural issues. Emotional challenges may affect their ability to make friends, communicate, and lead to isolation, excessive worry, fear of mistakes, or sadness.
On the other hand, behavioural difficulties may manifest as defiance, argumentativeness, or rule-breaking behaviours. Clarifying these factors through an assessment can guide treatment, interventions, and school accommodations to support their growth.
Typically, teachers or school staff may suggest a psychoeducational assessment if they observe a student facing intellectual, academic, or emotional/behavioural challenges. Teachers, often the first to notice, might observe a student struggling with fundamental academic skills like reading, math, or writing compared to their peers.
If your child’s teacher or school staff express concerns about their progress in school, or if you, as a parent, notice delays in reading, writing, math, or thinking, a basic psycho-educational assessment can help. This assessment uses measures of intelligence and academic skills to identify strengths and limitations in these areas.
Measuring intelligence (IQ) ensures that challenges in reading, writing, and math are not due to intellectual capacity. IQ results also shed light on the student’s preferred learning style, strengths, limitations, short-term memory, and thinking speed.
If the student has average to above-average intellectual abilities, any academic struggles are seen as related to learning difficulties, not intellectual capacity. Academic assessment results reveal strengths and limitations in reading, writing, and math, offering insights into potential learning disabilities.
The assessment helps identify your child’s unique strengths and weaknesses, allowing for tailored educational planning and support to create a successful learning environment.
PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT SPECIALIST
“Assessment is the bridge between where we are and where we aspire to be, providing a clear roadmap for progress and development”
Anchal harbors a profound affinity for psychoeducational assessments. This passion is rooted in her dedication to understanding and facilitating the learning journey of individuals. She recognizes the transformative power of psychoeducational assessments in unraveling the complexities of academic strengths and challenges. Anchal finds joy in the precision of psychometrics, appreciating how these assessments provide a nuanced understanding of cognitive abilities, learning styles, and areas for development. Her love for psychoeducational assessments emanates from a belief in their capacity to not only diagnose challenges but also to tailor interventions, support strategies, and educational plans that empower individuals to thrive academically and personally. Anchal’s commitment to this field stems from the belief that psychoeducational assessments serve as catalysts for informed, targeted, and effective interventions, fostering growth and success in the realm of education.