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Butterfly Psychology for Kids is highly experienced in conducting psycho-educational assessments to identify Giftedness and and provide professional diagnosis of specific learning disorders such as Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia.  We also conduct ADHD assessments.  We conduct assessments with children and adolescents aged 6-16 years.

Specific Learning Disorder Assessment - Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia

A psychological and educational assessment which can identify if a child or adolescent is exhibiting learning difficulties and if they meet the diagnostic criteria for a specific learning disorder such as Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and/or Dyscalculia.  

Includes:

  • Intellectual assessment

  • Educational assessment - reading, writing, spelling, mathematics and/or language skills

  • Examination of relevant information including interventions received, developmental and educational history

  • Psychological report with recommendations - includes professional diagnosis if appropriate

  • Parent consultation - initial and subsequent

 

Fee: $1700

Gifted Assessment

 

This assessment can identify if a child or adolescent is gifted or advanced for their age.  This assessment can also examine an individual's suitability for educational opportunities such as academic extension, enrichment and acceleration.  

Includes:

  • Intellectual assessment

  • Educational assessment of reading, writing, spelling and language skills

  • Examination of relevant information including developmental and educational history

  • Psychological report with recommendations

  • Parent consultation - initial and subsequent

 

Fee: $1800

Intellectual Assessment

 

This assessment examines general intellectual ability.  It also examines areas of strength and/or weaknesses in an individual's cognitive profile.

Includes:

  • Intellectual assessment

  • Examination of relevant information including developmental and educational history

  • Psychological report

  • Parent consultation

 

Fee: $1300

Comprehensive Assessment

This assessment investigates an individual's intellectual ability, behaviour and academic achievement.  It can identify if a child or adolescent is exhibiting learning difficulties or a specific learning disorder such as Dyslexia.  It can also identify giftedness.  This assessment investigates if an individual is exhibiting behavioural and emotional difficulties such as inattention and anxiety symptoms.  It examines if a child or adolescent is displaying ADHD symptoms and would likely meet criteria for a diagnosis.*

Includes:

  • Intellectual assessment

  • Educational assessment 

  • Behavioural assessment - teacher completed behaviour rating scale

  • Behavioural assessment - parent completed behaviour rating scale

  • Examination of relevant information including developmental and educational history

  • Psychological report with recommendations 

  • Parent Consultation - initial and subsequent

 

Fee: $1900

* A diagnosis of ADHD must be confirmed by a medical professional such as a paediatrician or psychiatrist

ADHD Assessment 

 

This assessment investigates if a child or adolescent is exhibiting ADHD symptoms and would likely meet criteria for a diagnosis. 

Includes:

  • Intellectual assessment

  • Behavioural assessment - parent completed behaviour rating scales

  • Behavioural assessment - teacher completed behaviour rating scale

  • Examination of relevant information including developmental and educational history

  • Parent consultation and clinical interview to examine ADHD diagnostic criteria

  • Child or adolescent interview examining ADHD diagnostic criteria

  • Psychological report with recommendations

 

Fee: $1500

*A diagnosis of ADHD must be confirmed by a medical professional such as a paediatrician or psychiatrist.

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