The Educational Assessment Landscape [Infographic]

Anel AnnandaleAnel Annandale is a prominent Educational Psychologist with a passion for early childhood development and a special interest in neuropsychology. She is experienced in the field and has established herself as an expert, often appearing on television shows such as Exspresso. She is also available as a guest speaker at relevant events and functions. […]

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Assessment as a tool to help plan support for a child

The aim of an assessment is not only to help identify a learning difficulty.  Undoubtedly it is a relief for most parents to finally know why their child has been struggling, but this is only the first step.  Once an in-depth assessment has been done and we have an overall, integrated picture of how the […]

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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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Signs and symptoms commonly associated with Dyslexia

There are about 27 accepted definitions of Dyslexia and experts cannot seem to agree on exactly what this learning disorder is and how it presents itself in young children. There are dozens of Dyslexia Tests on the market, but not one single universally accepted test to try and identify this learning disorder. For this reason […]

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