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Butterfly Psychology for Kids is highly experienced in psychological assessments and professional diagnosis of Giftedness and Specific Learning Disorders such as Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia.

 

We offer consultation support to parents and teachers to discuss your child’s individual needs and make recommendations guided by evidence-based strategies that support your child's development.

Psychological and Educational Assessment

 

Recommended:

  • To determine the level of achievement in areas such as reading, spelling, mathematics and writing

  • To diagnose a Specific Learning Disorder e.g. Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia

  • To identify if a child is presenting as gifted and examine if they may be suitable for acceleration

Includes:

  • Cognitive (IQ) assessment

  • Comprehensive educational assessment

  • Psychological report

  • Parent consultation

Diagnostic Review Educational Assessment

Recommended if a previous cognitive and educational assessment has been performed and a diagnosis of a Specific Learning Disorder was not made due to the need for more intensive intervention.

 

Following a minimum of 6 months of intervention, this assessment can review whether a child would meet the criteria for a diagnosis of Dyslexia, Dysgraphia or Dyscalculia.

Includes:

  • Educational assessment

  • Psychological report 

  • Parent Consultation

Comprehensive Psychological, Educational and Behavioural Assessment

This assessment investigates a child's intellectual ability, behaviour and academic achievement.  It can identify if a child is exhibiting learning difficulties or a Specific Learning Disorder such as Dyslexia.  It also investigates if a child is exhibiting behavioural and emotional difficulties such as intattention and anxiety.  It examines if a child is displaying ADHD symptoms and would likely meet criteria for a diagnosis.  The final diagnosis of ADHD must be made by a medical professional such as a paediatrician.

Includes:

  • Cognitive (IQ) assessment

  • Comprehensive educational assessment of literacy and numeracy

  • Behaviour assessment - teacher

  • Behaviour assessment - parent

  • Psychological report 

  • Parent Consultation

Behavioural and Psychological ADHD Assessment 

 

This assessment investigates if a child is exhibiting ADHD symptoms and would likely meet criteria for a diagnosis.  The final diagnosis of ADHD must be made by a medical professional such as a paediatrician.

Includes:

  • Cognitive (IQ) assessment

  • Conners 4 behaviour assessment - parent and teacher version

  • Psychological report

  • Parent consultation

Parent Consultation

If you are a parent wanting to explore your concerns about your child and have the psychologist answer any questions you have, a direct consultation may be useful.

Referrals

Referrals are accepted from:

  • General Practitioners

  • School Psychologists

  • Speech Pathologists

  • Pediatricians

  • Teachers

  • Psychiatrists

  • Occupational Therapists

  • Other Allied Health Professionals

  • Parents/guardians can also directly refer their child

 

 

Psychological Assessment

 

Helpful to identify a child’s general intellectual ability, strengths and weaknesses, and how this may be impacting their performance.

Includes:

  • Cognitive (IQ) assessment

  • Psychological report

  • Parent consultation