Educational Testing

Educational testing measures intellectual organization and academic achievement. Further, it assesses for learning disabilities, academic strengths and weaknesses, ADHD and behavioral issues. Behavioral disturbances are often co-morbid with learning difficulties and a psychological evaluation is recommended in these cases. The evaluation assesses for mood disorders and behavioral problems including:

  • Persistent feelings of sadness
  • Feelings hopelessness or helplessness
  • Low self-esteem
  • Feeling inadequate
  • Excessive guilt
  • Loss of interest in activities
  • Difficulty with relationships
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Changes in appetite or weight
  • Decreased energy
  • Difficulty attention and concentration
  • Difficulty with decision making and judgment
  • Suicidal thoughts or attempts
  • Frequent physical complaints
  • Threatening behaviors
  • Hypersensitivity to failure or rejection
  • Irritability, hostility and aggression