Learning Profile Assessment (Educational Assessment)

Discover Your Child’s Unique Learning Profile And How to Improve Their Learning Effectiveness – at School And Home

Portrait of happy pupil looking at her classmate at lessonIs your child truly fulfilling their learning potential?

Perhaps they are hitting ‘roadblocks’ in certain areas? Or just coasting along?

Would you like to find out the reasons why they learn the way they do … AND how to improve their learning effectiveness?

A Learning Profile Assessment will give you invaluable insights and information.

Here are some reasons to consider a Learning Profile Assessment for your child:

  1. To discover what their learning potential is.
  2. To reveal their “learning profile” – showing their particular strengths and weaknesses.
  3. To identify the specific learning strategies and types of support they are most likely to benefit from – at home and at school.
  4. To help them gain insight into their own learning ability.
  5. So you can make informed decisions about their education.

What Does a Learning Profile Assessment Involve?

You will receive:

  • An initial review of your child’s cognitive, social, family and emotional history
  • A standardised cognitive (intelligence) test
  • A standardised academic (achievement) test
  • Other relevant assessment tools (e.g. working memory)
  • A detailed assessment report
  • Tailored learning recommendations for school and home – based on your child’s learning profile
  • AND a comprehensive feedback session to answer all your questions

The combined results from these tests provide insights that cannot be obtained by using any single test.

Cognitive testing reveals strengths and weaknesses in key skills such as:

  • Processing speed
  • Auditory processing
  • Verbal learning issues
  • Non-verbal learning issues

Academic testing reveals abilities in core academic areas such as:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Spelling
  • Mathematics
  • Oral language

How Many Appointments Are Required?

There are four sessions required in total:

  1. Initial consultation for parents (30 mins)
  2. Assessment session #1 for your child (90 mins)
  3. Assessment session #2 for your child (90 mins)
  4. Feedback session for parents (50 mins)

What Are the Fees?

The total fees will be approximately $2,200 (before any health fund rebates) which includes the initial consultation, two assessment consultations, a comprehensive psychological report, a feedback consultation, detailed recommendations for home and school, an action plan for your child and liaison with school or health professionals where appropriate. You can instantly claim a private health rebate at each session. (Rebate amounts vary widely depending on the health fund and your level of cover but can be up to a few hundred dollars or so in total.)

What’s the Next Step?

The first step is to meet with one of our experienced child psychologists to discuss your needs and review your child’s background history.

We will recommend the most useful and helpful assessments for your child’s particular needs, explain the process in detail and answer all your questions.

This also gives you the opportunity to meet the psychologist who will be working with your child, visit our lovely office, and generally ensure you are comfortable with the entire process.

The initial consultation is for parents only so we can discuss all the issues openly and in full.

You will have the opportunity to ask questions and make an informed decision before you commit to receiving any further services.

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Why have 1,429* parents chosen us?

(*As of Feb 7th, 2017.)

  • Private and confidential: We are a 100% private service so you will receive 100% independent and confidential advice.
  • Child and adolescent specialists: We only work with school age children, teenagers and parents.
  • Education and school experts: We will help you navigate the school system to get the best possible results for your child.
  • No contractors: We only employ permanent staff psychologists with a master degree or higher and extensive experience.
  • Fast appointments: We don't keep a waiting list and see most new clients within 7 days.
  • Convenient location: We are in Port Melbourne with easy access from many parts of Melbourne and unrestricted street parking.
  • Trusted methods: We use approaches that are strongly supported by research evidence or clinical experience.
  • Lovely beachside office: You will love our quiet, modern and attractive office, with its beach and ocean-themed rooms.