Psycho-educational assessments are usually conducted in order to further understand a child/adolescent’s cognitive and educational abilities, along with his or her social-emotional functioning, in order to help provide support in school and/or at home.
These assessments help build a greater understanding of how a child/adolescent learns best, including his or her strengths and challenges, with the hopes of creating an environment where he or she can be the most successful.
A gifted assessment is conducted in order to determine whether or not a child/adolescent meets his or her school board’s criteria for giftedness. It is less comprehensive than a psychoeducational assessment as it evaluates a child/adolescent’s cognitive skills, along with specific educational abilities (e.g., reading comprehension and math problem solving).
Although each assessment is designed to answer the specific referral question(s) for the child/adolescent, there is a standard process that is generally followed including:
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