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Understanding assessments

There are a variety of assessments schools can use to determine what your child's needs are and how

Psycho-educational assessment by a school psychologist - 

A variety of tests to determine education issues: 


 •Cognitive:     Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC)
                                Woodcock-Johnson III Tests of Cognitive Abilities
                                 Cognitive Assessment System (CAS)


 •Academic:     Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement (KTEA)
                                Peabody Individual Achievement Test
                                 Wechsler Individual Achievement Test


  •Auditory Processing: Test of Auditory Processing (TAPS)


  •Comprehensive Test of Phonological Processing (CTOPP)


  •Visual Processing: Developmental Test of Visual Processing (TVPS)


  •Attention: Test of Everyday Attention

                              Connors Attention Scales


   •Social: Behavior Assessment System for Children (BASC)


   •Speech/Language Assessments by a Speech Pathologist

                                Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals
                               Comprehensive Assessment of Spoken Language

                                Goldman-Fristoe

                                Oral & Written Language Scales


    •Fine Motor/Sensory Processing Assessment by an Occupational Therapist
   • Vocational Skills by a School Psychologist
   •Educationally Related Mental Health Services by a Behavioral Specialist:        

          ERMHS/ERICS

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Based on the issues you are noticing with your child, you can request that the school conduct any one or all of the assessments listed above.