DIAGNOSING INTELLECTUAL & SPECIFIC LEARNING DISABILITIES We offer assessment services to investigate presence of intellectual disabilities and SLDs including Dyslexia, Dyscalculia & Dysgraphia.
COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT PROCESS A comprehensive assessment enables investigation of potential diagnoses including intellectual disabilities, giftedness, and specific learning disabilities like dyslexia and dyscalculia. The process includes the initial consultation, full report; detailing relevant background, intelligence quotient, domain breakdown, analysis and integration of findings, diagnosis if identified, recommendations and feedback consultation with patient and funding body (e.g. school). If applicable, completion of the practitioners, section of the NDIS Access Request Form is also provided.
Stage 1: Cognitive Assessment (WISC V) to assess intellectual capacity Stage 2: Academic Assessment (WIAT III) or Functional Assessment (ABAS)
Cognitive and Diagnostic Assessments are not covered by Medicare and rebates are unavailable. The cost to you will vary depending on the type of assessment, number of instruments used and the fee being charged by your psychologist. In some instances private health funds, insurance companies or private and Catholic schools may provide assistance. Please contact your psychologist to confirm fees. Reports are released after full payment is received. Payment plans are available. POA from $1500. GST may apply for third party payers.
AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER We do not offer Autism assessments. We recommend that you contact the Tasmanian Autism Diagnostic Service to access this free service. ATTENTION DEFICIT & HYPERACTIVITY DISORDERS We do not offer Behavioural Disorder assessments (e.g., ADHD, CD, ODD). We recommend you connect with a Paediatrician.