The difference between Clinical, Counselling and Educational Psychology

The difference between Clinical, Counselling, and Educational Psychology: For most parents, finding a psychologist to send their child to is a pretty daunting task.  This is often complicated even further by the lack of knowledge around the different disciplines and the apparent cross over between the services offered by each. Who does what? And how […]

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Intelligence tests for infants

Intelligence Tests Intelligence testing is still a hotly debated issue, particularly for infants and young children.  Although there are scales that are now considered infant IQ tests, such as the Brazelton Neonatal Scale and Bayley Scales for infant development, these have very little stability over time.  Thus, a high score on one of these tests […]

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What exactly is tested during Psycho-Educational Assessments?

Educational Assessments Assessments vary greatly depending on the age and socio-cultural background of each child, as well as the reason for the assessment. Generally four types of assessments are done, these include: school readiness assessments, assessments to ascertain whether learning difficulties are present, subject choice assessments and career choice assessments. The first step in all […]

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