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Components of a Psychoeducational Report – What to Expect?

 

Component of a Psychoeducational report will include:

  • Background Information

    • Assessment Tools

  • Test Batteries administered and questionnaires used which will assess Function, Attention/Behaviour, and Cognitive Ability/Memory Skills:

    • Functioning:

      • Academic

        • Determining students Proficiency in Reading, Writing, and Math

        • ​Executive

          • The different cognitive processes the students use to connect past experiences with present actions as well as control personal behavior.

          • This function is used by students to plan, organize, strategize, remember details, as well as awareness of space and time.

        • Adaptive

          • Competence of daily skills used in everyday life such as grooming, dressing, bathing, and more.

    • Attention and Behavior:

      • Hyperactivity, Inattention, Impulsivity, Social or thought problem, anxiety, depression, aggression, Leadership

    • Cognitive Ability and Memory Skills:

      • Verbal Comprehension, Short Term Memory, Long Term Verbal Memory, Working and Visual Memory, Processing Speed and Visual Motor Coordination

  • Diagnosis and Conclusions

    • Potential Diagnosis include:

      • Learning and Developmental Disability 

      • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

      • Potential for No Diagnosis

        • On certain occasions, no formal psychological diagnosed can be rendered, but there still may be potential for recommendations as the student may be a slow learner or potentially gifted.