When it comes to assessing children, the tests used may vary. It is always best to screen a child first, to determine if more steps need to be taken. I screen students first using tools to determine if I need to dig deeper. Digging deeper does not only refer to problems per se, digging deeper can also reveal giftedness. If you want to accurately determine your child’s academic level or determine their risk for attention or other learning disorders, here’s a quick explanation of the two terms.
Q: What is a screener?
A: A screener is a quick measure to determine if a child is on track or if a more comprehensive assessment is needed. a child can be screened to measure risk for reading difficulties, speech and language disorders, executive functioning, and other areas.
Q: What is a Psychoeducational Assessment?
A: A Psychoeducational Assessment measures intellectual and academic functioning. it can provide a diagnosis of learning disorders, attention, developmental disability, and identify any other social/emotional/behavioural, or psychological problems.
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