At Learning Directions we offer consultation, assessment and advice for parents, young people and educational establishments. Our in-depth assessments of children and young people can include the assessment of a range of developmental needs including cognition and learning, language and social communication/ interaction and emotional and behavioural needs. Including:
Assessing verbal reasoning, non-verbal reasoning, working memory and processing speed to provide ability levels. In particular to identify students who are gifted and talented, have specific learning difficulties and/or the need for exam arrangements.
Assessments of attainment in literacy & numeracy
Assessing reading, spelling and writing skills and/or numeracy skills to help identify skills, highlight needs and to monitor progress.
Assessment of Self-Esteem and Emotional aspects of learning
Assessing self-concept, views of self as a learner, motivation, attention and memory skills.