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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Kids learning to do maths: Early numeracy skills

How effectively are our kids learning to do maths? A recent report on the Annual National Assessments conducted in 2011 suggests that fewer than half of the learners in our country were able to demonstrate that they have at least partially achieved the competencies specified in the curriculum.  Mastering mathematics is a tricky business and […]

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Anel’s answers to FAQ’s about psycho-educational assessments

Anel is often asked the following questions regarding psycho-educational assessments. The answers below relate only to her practice. If you would like to inquire about psycho-educational assessment with any of the other psychologists listed on this website, please contact them directly. How long does it take? The assessment is quite long and usually takes between […]

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Mathematics disorder (Dyscalculia)

Children with mathematics disorder have difficulty learning and remembering numerals, cannot remember basic facts about numbers and are slow and inaccurate in their calculations. Typically children with mathematics disorder perform poorly in four groups of skills. These are: * Linguistic skills (i.e. skills related to understanding mathematical terms and converting written problems into mathematical symbols) […]

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