Punishments vs. Consequences: Teach Your Teen the Difference

When I work with parents of teenagers, our conversations inevitably turn toward discipline. “How do get my teen to follow the rules?” “My teen won’t clean up after himself. What should I do?” “Nothing I do seems to have any effect on her!” Discipline with teenagers is complicated. […]

Psychological Assessment

What is a psychological assessment? A psychological assessment evaluates thinking, learning and behaviour. The assessment may include interviews, observation, testing and consultation with other professionals involved in your child’s care. Testing includes pencil and paper tasks, puzzles, drawing, and games. The assessment covers many skill […]

The Difference Between Diagnosis And Disability

The difference between a “diagnosis” and a “disability” can be hard to understand. These words often get mixed up. To make things more confusing, sometimes you may see or hear the terms “disability category” and “eligibility category” used interchangeably. An easy way to remember the […]

Talking With Your Child About Psychological Assessment

Discussing the evaluation process in advance can help put your child at ease. The age of your child may determine how much and in what way you discuss evaluation. Your child may be taken out of class for evaluation testing. Once you’ve decided to get […]
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