Psycho-Educational assessments in Primary School – an overview

A Psycho-Educational assessment for a Primary School child usually involves the following three areas of investigation: A cognitive/intellectual assessment that identifies verbal and non-verbal perceptual reasoning abilities, working memory skills and processing speed. A battery of academic tests that provides a measure of the child’s current level of development in Reading, Spelling/Phonics, Comprehension, Written Expression […]

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IEB concessions / accommodation application process

A recent psycho-educational assessment is often required when making an application for an IEB Accommodation / Concession. However the decision as to whether an accommodation will be granted lies with the IEB and its accommodations panel NOT with the practitioner who conducted the assessment or with the school. The following guidelines outline the general application […]

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Accommodations and Concessions

Are you considering applying to the IEB for accommodations or concessions for your child? Physical disabilities and Learning difficulties such as Dyslexia, ADHD, Dyscalculia, etc can act as a giant hurdle to your child achieving to their full potential.  If your child has a physical disability or learning difficulty chat to his teachers about the possibility of […]

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