Has your child has been formally assessed for learning disabilities and or ADHD, by either a psychoeducational or neuropsychological evaluation? If so, understanding the report is critical to your ability to become the best advocate for their needs. Psychologists write these reports for parents, teachers, and even the students themselves, in the hopes that the information will be helpful in understanding how the student learns and what strengths can be accessed to circumvent any processing deficits. The testing results drive the determination of eligibility for special education support and services.
Learn from Dr. Mark Westerfied, Psy.D., staff psychologist at Morrissey Compton Educational Center, the following concepts:
- Understand the basic structure of psychoeducational assessment reports
- Learn how to interpret standard scores, scaled scores, and percentiles
- Know some common tests and what they look like
- Convert recommendations into effective interventions
This webinar is a collaboration between Parents Helping Parents and Morrissey Compton Education Center to provide information about educational advocacy for learning disabilities and ADHD. To download the slides, click this link.
Want more information? Understood.org is another valuable source, click here for information on Different Terms You May Hear for an Evaluation or Neuropsychological Evaluations: What You Need to Know.