Intellectually gifted children with learning difficulties

It’s seems completely contradictory for a child to be intellectually gifted and have a learning difficulty at the same time, right?  Yet, experts estimate that about 2% – 5% of gifted children have learning difficulties.  Gifted children with learning difficulties are referred to as being twice exceptional (abbreviated as 2e) and may suffer from any […]

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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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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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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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How to get the most from psycho-educational assessments

Psycho-educational assessments: Hearing that your child needs to undergo a full psycho-educational assessment often comes as a rather nasty surprise to most parents.  It’s what economists call a grudge purchase – not something you get because you really want it but because you feel you have to.  Here are some tips to help you get […]

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