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Let us help your child achieve their full potential.

At The Balmain Practice we take a wholistic approach to psychological and educational assessment, using proven and reliable tests supplemented with relevant medical history and background information from parents and teachers.

Your child's wellbeing is paramount, always. We understand the importance of placing your child at ease during testing to enable them to complete the tests to the best of their ability without becoming distressed or upset. Our psychologists take a warm, friendly, relaxed and supportive approach to testing and actively engage with your child throughout the testing process. All testing is administered in a peaceful, comfortable and quiet environment free of noise and distractions.

Our psychologists have expertise in the tests administered and are able to recognise behaviour during testing that may indicate underlying conditions or a neurological disorder such as: ​

  • learning disorders

  • ADD (attention deficit disorder)

  • ADHD (attention deficit hyperactive disorder)

  • ASD (Autism spectrum disorder)

  • Dyslexia.

A psycho-educational assessment can help to:

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Assess your child’s cognitive functioning, academic functioning, and social functioning. 

Understand how your child approaches learning

and development.

Identify your child's strengths and any areas where they may be struggling or require help.

Understand any behavioral problems or

areas of concern

Common questions or areas of concern that can be answered and addressed

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Is my child on the spectrum?

Is my child gifted? 

Why does my child seem so disorganised and lazy? 

Why does my child cry at the thought of school or homework?

Why do I have to continuously repeat myself? 

Why is my child stuggling in one subject but not others?

Why is my child so nervous?

Why is my child getting bored or misbehaving in class?

Why have my child's grades declined?

Why can't my child stay attentive?


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