Psychoeducational Assessments
for Youth Ages 7-17

A deep understanding of learning disabilities and behavioural disorders is what we can offer to our young patients and their families.

Psychoeducational Assessments for children and youth aged 7 -17 tests for math disability, reading disability, writing disability, language disorder, ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, anxiety disorders, depression, developmental coordination disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, selective mutism, and intellectual disability.

Our clinicians use the best testing measures, and a collaborative approach that includes parent and teacher input, to identify or rule out learning disabilities, behavioural disorders or simply delays in thinking for children and youth aged 7-17 years old.

Using comprehensive psychoeducational assessments, our clinicians make the best possible recommendations for treatment (if necessary) as well as recommendations for accommodation and/or modifications in school curriculum. 

Through our clinical team’s years of combined experience, we have identified the most common behavioural concerns that parents or guardians have that are well-served by a psychoeducational assessment.

  • Inability to understand others or express themselves

  • Struggle with only certain subjects in school or attentiveness to certain tasks at home

  • Problems making age-appropriate progress in reading, writing or math despite adequate instruction and support

  • Inability to focus, self-recognized or identified by others

  • Inability to socialize appropriately with others

  • Seeming sad or overly worried

  • Being argumentative or bartering with requests at home

  • Over aggressiveness

  • Difficulty with change and/or transitions

Common Concerns for Autism

  • Socio Communication and/or Restricted Interests

    • Inability to make or keep eye contact

    • Difficulty with directing appropriate facial expressions

    • Difficulty developing friendships or keeping friends

    • No use of gestures

    • Difficulty engaging in conversational turn-taking

  • Repetitive Behaviours

    • Intense interest in a certain topic (i.e. Dinosaurs, cartoon character, dresses, jewelry)

    • Sensory aversions such as not liking bright lights, not liking loud noises, crowds

    • Sensory seeking such as playing in water or sand, staring for extended periods of time

    • Repetitive motor mannerisms such as flicking fingers in front of the eyes, holding hands in postures when not in use

    • Rigid completion of tasks such as needing to finish reading an entire book before moving on to other things, or having special spots for objects to be placed in a room