Psychoeducational assessments are conducted to identify areas of strength and weakness for a students individual learning profile.
Envision Mind Care can perform a psychoeducational assessments that involve a variety of tests that evaluate academic achievement, aptitude, reasoning abilities as well as cognitive processes such as memory, attention, visual-spatial ability, and executive functioning. We also can evaluate behaviour as well as social and emotional functioning.
Our clinic deals with high-school students who have a previous history of learning disorders and require reassessment. We also assist with student who have recently undergone learning difficulties and may require an assessment. We also accommodate post-secondary University or College students who referring themselves.
Adolescent and Teen Children Experiencing Learning Problems
We can provide parents with information on the child’s unique learning style. The individual plan that comes out of these assessments can then be shared with the school. The strategy is to accommodate the child within the learning environment which can mean extended time for tests, dictation software, and other academic accommodations.
The process also helps parents and their children understand that their is an official diagnosis that establishes individual strengths and weaknesses. This can be an important step, which not only validates a students’ unique profile, but also facilitates a better avenue for family, teachers and peers to communicate. We can help make recommendations for an Individualized Program Plan (IPP) or Individual Student Profile (ISP).
The process involves an initial interview with caretaker or guardian followed by a full-day of testing with the child. An in-person debrief is provided along with detailed report where results and specific recommendations for the school and home setting are explained.
Preparing for Post-Secondary
For adolescents or adults preparing or returning to school. If you had a previous IPP, we can provide an update that is appropriate for post-secondary requirements. For someone returning to school as an adult, they may never have had a previous IPP. In such a case, an individual may suspect that they have a learning problem that could interfere with their ability to succeed in post-secondary setting.
The process involves an initial interview with caretaker or guardian (when applicable) followed by a full-day of testing with the individual. An in-person debrief is provided along with a detailed report where results and specific recommendations for both school and home settings are explained.
Young Adults Experiencing Educational Difficulty in University or College
Psychoeducational assessments include an evaluation of intellectual functioning and academic achievement, to identify learning disorders related to impairments in reading, written expression, or mathematics. Our assessment reports offer a clear diagnosis, a detailed explanation of symptoms that may have an impact on academic performance along with specific recommendations for academic accommodations.
The process involves an initial interview, followed by a full-day of testing. An in-person debrief is provided along with detailed report where results and specific recommendations for the school and home setting are outlined.
Evaluating Workplace and Occupational Performance Difficulties
Canadian law provides for occupational accommodations. When a need has been professionally identified, employers are legally obligated to provide within reason appropriate accommodations that meet requirements for accessibility.
Examples of accommodations will range with individual plans but may include quiet work environments, noise cancelling headphones to block out noise, or arranging particular work hours.
The process involves an initial interview, followed by a full-day of testing. An in-person debrief is provided along with detailed report where results and specific recommendations are provided for both employee and employer.