Individualized Program to Identify
Learning Concerns and Recommend Tools & Actions for Improvement
Psychoeducational Assessments, or Educational Assessments, are thorough, individualized assessments designed to evaluate a person’s strengths & weaknesses. A Psychoeducational Assessment typically includes evaluation of:
- An individual’s thinking/reasoning abilities
- Information processing (e.g. memory, attention, executive functioning)
- Academic achievement (e.g. reading, writing, math, oral language)
- Social-emotional functioning within the context of that person’s developmental stage and in comparison to other individuals their age
This lets us identify learning concerns and make recommendations to assist in the client’s learning and functioning at school, work and home.
How Waystone Helps You with Learning & Coping Skills
Our experience enables us to offer clients a straightforward process to recovery. Having said that, you can rest assured that we do not use a cookie-cutter approach but rather treat each client with the individualized care and attention that you deserve.
Book an Appointment
Now that you’ve gotten to know us,
why not schedule an appointment
to get the journey started?
Start the Assessment
We begin by running a series of
tests that are highly effective in
assessing strengths & challenges.
Identify Areas for Individual
and/or Workplace Learning
The assessments help us proceed,
working on areas that will lead to
better coping at work, school or life.
Improve Functioning at
Home, School, and Work
We’ll do a deep dive together,
isolating specific challenges and
finding effective solutions.
Bolstering Self-Esteem & Confidence for Success in Education and Beyond
Emotional concerns can have a substantial impact on our daily functioning, even beyond their moment-to-moment impact. Emotional difficulties can also affect our concentration, self-respect, and enthusiasm for previously pleasurable activities. The concerns can also spread to other areas of one’s relationships, professional life, and health.
A psychologist’s role is to work together with their client to develop coping strategies, provide support, and develop new ways of adapting to life’s challenges in order to promote healthy functioning.
Providing The for Right Support for Your Child
A psychoeducational assessment involves an evaluation of a child’s intellectual and academic abilities. These evaluations are standardised and varies depending on the age of the child. The outcomes can assist the psychologist get a thorough understanding of your child’s potential and discover any learning disabilities as well as offer support options.
Be reassured that your child can thrive and be successful even if the results show they have a learning disability. At Waystone, we provide a detailed report of the assessment that can be shared with the school. This report serves as a recommendation that will assist your kid’s teacher and the school board in creating an individualised educational programme (IEP) that will meet their needs and enable your child to advance and succeed.
At times, an underlying problem like stress or anxiety could be misdiagnosed as a learning handicap. Therefore, our psychologists at Waystone are trained to examine your child from a variety of perspectives including medical history, family relationships, and social behaviour in order to identify the underlying causes of the issue. After which we collaborate with you and your child to create a detailed strategy for the future.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Psychoeducational Assessment?
A psychoeducational assessment is a thorough individualized assessment designed to determine an individual’s learning profile. If you are looking for a psychoeducational assessment in Kanata or Nepean contact Waystone today.
How can a Psychoeducational Assessment help me or my child?
A psychoeducational assessment can yield recommendations specific to an individual’s learning profile in order to help that person function at home, school and at work.
What can I expect in the first session when I see a Psychologist?
The first session typically includes a discussion of the presenting concerns, a developmental and health history, and a discussion of informed consent regarding assessment or treatment.
What can a Psychoeducational Assessment diagnosis?
Psychoeducational Assessments measure an individual’s overall aptitude for core academic skills including; reading, writing and math. Measuring these skills can diagnosis; Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), anxiety, depression, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), behavioural challenges, aggression/anger, Bipolar Disorder and more.
To learn more about Psychoeducational Assessments or book a Psychoeducational Assessment contact Waystone Psychology today.
Should I get another Psychoeducational Assessment?
If not done correctly, Psychoeducational Assessments lead to misdiagnosed or undiagnosed disorders. A diagnosis can also be outdated. At Waystone Psychology, we recommend individuals consider a new Psychoeducational Assessment every 4 years in order to stay up to date and receive the proper treatment necessary for them to succeed in their academic and career journey.
To learn more about Psychoeducational Assessments, contact Waystone Psychology today!