The Health Professions Council of South Africa defines the role as follows: An Educational Psychologist assesses, diagnoses and intervenes to facilitate adjustment and development of children and adolescents in the context of family, school, peer groups or communities.
The terms “autism” and “Autism Spectrum Disorder” (ASD) refer to a group of disorders of brain development. As the word “spectrum” implies, symptoms are varied and can range in type and intensity, although the most common symptoms often emerge between two and three years of age, and may include repetitive behaviors, problems with social interaction, […]
Suspect your child or teen has attention deficit? Is your child struggling at school and acting out at home? Worried he or she has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and interested in a professional opinion? ADHD and ADD symptoms in children It is now recognised that there are three main symptoms of attention deficit, which are: […]
Emotional intelligence can be especially helpful to kids with learning and attention issues. At the same time, certain learning and attention issues make it harder for some kids to develop it. Learn more about EI and how you can help your child build this key ability. What Emotional Intelligence Is EI is the ability to […]