Educational Assessments

An educational assessment could mean the difference between your child just getting through school, or thriving and reaching their full potential. There are several types of educational assessments which focus in on various areas relating to a child or adolescent’s development in relation to learning. A child is usually recommended for an assessment by their school teacher or parents for one of the reasons stated below.



Used to determine if a child is ready to cope with the demands of the next stage of schooling.


Learning Barrier
Identification & Support

Used to identify the reasons why a child/ adolescent is struggling at school and how best to assist or support the child.


for Concessions

Used to support an application to the NSC or IEB for extra time during exams, oral exams, a scribe, spelling concessions, etc.



Used to assist an adolescent or young adult to make decisions with regards to subject and career choices.

Behavioural Consultations

As children and adolescents grow and develop, they often express themselves through behaviour which can be challenging for parents and teachers to deal with. A behavioural consultation focuses on working together with the parents and child to address the underlying cause of difficulties with discipline, tantrums, separation anxiety, school refusal, oppositional defiance, ADHD, sleep problems, eating problems, dealing with the challenges of learning difficulties, and more.

Mini Consultation

This is a half hour focused consultation which is solution focused and deals with one specific difficulty.

Full Consultation

These sessions are used to deal with more complex behavioural problems and challenges and may include multiple difficulties and tiered intervention plans.