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Assessments we use

The Bayley Scales of Infant Development (2nd Edition) evaluates the developmental functioning of young children and is designed to identify children who have cognitive or motor delay, and helps lead to intervention.

Overview:


▶ Publication date: 2005
▶ Age range: 1 to 42 months
▶ Scores/Interpretation: Index scores and Subtest Scaled scores
▶ Qualification level: B or 2
▶ Completion time: 30 to 90 minutes (depending upon age of child)
▶ Norms: Norm-referenced
▶ Test category: Developmental
Bayley-III uses caregiver or parent involvement to optimize input from the child’s natural environment.

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Benefits


▶ Identify infant and toddler strengths and competencies, as well as their weaknesses.
▶ Get normative information consistent with developmental domains identified by current IDEA early childhood legislation.
▶ Determine the need for further in-depth assessment.
▶ Administer one or more domain subtests individually.
▶ Use growth scores to chart intervention progress.

Features

Bayley-III combines superior psychometric standards with two additional scales and more clinically useful features.
▶ A core battery of five scales.
▶ Playful, engaging toys and activities.
▶ Excellent validity and reliability.
▶ Scores: standard scores, age equivalents, percentiles, with cut scores and T scores.
▶ Optional training materials.

A comprehensive set of rating scales and forms, BASC-3 helps you understand the behaviors and emotions of children and adolescents.

Overview:


▶ Publication date: 2015
▶ Age range: 2:0 - 21:11 (TRS and PRS); 6:0 through college age (SRP)
▶ Scores/Interpretation: T scores and percentiles, for a general population and clinical populations
▶ Qualification level: B
▶ Completion time: 10-20 minutes (TRS and PRS), 30 minutes (SRP)
▶ Scoring options: Q-global™ Web-based Administration, Scoring, and/or Reporting, or Manual Scoring
▶ Other languages: Spanish (Parent and Self-Report)
▶ Telepractice: Guidance on using this test in your telepractice
▶ The BASC™ holds an exceptional track record for providing a complete picture of a child’s behavior by applying a triangulation method for gathering information. BASC-3 uses a comprehensive set of rating scales and forms to provide a complete picture of a child's or adolescent’s behavior and emotions.

Benefits

▶ Differentiate between hyperactivity and attention problems
▶ Identify behavior problems as required by IDEA, and for developing FBAs, BIPs, and IEPs.
▶ Strong base of theory and research gives a thorough set of highly interpretable scales.
▶ Access to efficient and extensive reports using computer scoring and interpretation. Choice of end-to-end digital assessment via Q-global®. Remove the need for finding and sending paper forms, while reducing costs by only paying for digital forms that are returned.

Forms

Analyze the child’s behavior from three perspectives—Self, Teacher, and Parent using a comprehensive set of rating scales and forms to help you understand the behaviors and emotions of children and adolescents.

Teacher Rating Scales (TRS)


▶ Completed by: Teacher or other qualified professional
▶ Measures: Adaptive and problem behaviors in the preschool or school setting
▶ Forms: Preschool (ages 2 to 5), child (ages 6 to 11), and adolescent (ages 12 to 21)
▶ Administration Time: 10-20 minutes
▶ Number of items: 105-165, using behaviors that are rated on a four-point scale of frequency, ranging from "Never" to "Almost Always"
▶ Validity: Validity and response set indexes used to help judge the quality of completed forms are also available.

Parent Rating Scales (PRS)


▶ Completed by: Parent or caregiver
▶ Measures: Adaptive and problem behaviors in the community and home setting
▶ Forms: Preschool (ages 2 to 5), child (ages 6 to 11), and adolescent (ages 12 to 21)
▶ Administration Time: 10-20 minutes
▶ Number of items: 139-175 items, using a four-choice response format
▶ Validity: Validity and response set indexes used to help judge the quality of completed forms are also available.

Self-Report of Personality (SRP)


▶ Completed by: Self
▶ Measures: Insight into a child's or adult's thoughts and feelings
▶ Forms: SRP-I (ages 6 to 7), child (ages 8 to 11), adolescent (ages 12 to 21), college (ages 18 to 25), Spanish version available for the child and adolescent forms only
▶ Administration Time: 30 minutes
▶ Validity: Includes validity scales for helping judge the quality of completed forms.

BASC-3 Student Observation System (SOS)


▶ Completed by: Qualified professional
▶ Records: Direct observations of a child’s behavior in a classroom setting
▶ Assesses: Both adaptive and maladaptive behaviors, from positive peer interaction to repetitive motor movements
▶ Administration Time: Uses momentary time sampling during three-second intervals spaced 30 seconds apart over a 15-minute period
▶ Can be employed for the direct observation portion of a Functional Behavior Assessment and can be used singly or with other BASC-3 components.
▶ Use your BASC-3 Q-global Administration/Report Digital usage (30866) to administer and generate a report.

EDQs Align with Constructs of ED


▶ The BASC-3 Emotional Disturbance Qualification scales (EDQs) reflect new combinations of existing BASC-3 clinical and adaptive scales, grouped specifically to align with the constructs of Emotional Disturbance (ED), as defined by the Individual with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA, 2004). The EDQs cover five out of the six IDEA criterion for ED, including:
▶ Unsatisfactory Interpersonal Relationships
▶ Inappropriate Behavior/Feelings
▶ Unhappiness or Depression
▶ Physical Symptoms or Fears
▶ Schizophrenia and Related Disorders of Thought

Structured Developmental History (SDH)


Offers a comprehensive history and background survey that supplies a thorough review of social, psychological, developmental, educational, and medical information on the child. Can be administered on paper or digitally, in English and Spanish! Use your BASC-3 Q-global Administration/Report Digital usage (30866) to administer and generate a report.

The Brown EF/A Scales goes beyond other measures to screen and assess a wider range of impairments of executive functioning and attention.

Overview



▶ Publication date: December, 2018
▶ Age range: 3 through adult
▶ Qualification level: B
▶ Completion time: 10–15 minutes
▶ Forms: Four: Primary/Preschool (ages 3–7); School-age (ages 8–12); Adolescent (ages 13–18); Adult (ages 19+)
▶ Scoring options: Digital with Q-global™ web-based system or paper-and-pencil

Benefits



▶ Addresses situational variability: scales analyze an individual’s behavior using multiple perspectives (i.e., examinee's self-perspective, teacher's perspective, and parents' perspective).
▶ Items are more specific and contextual: scales include items that are more specific and ask about difficulties in a specific context (e.g., difficulty remembering what has been read).
▶ Directly and more accurately reports symptoms: items focus on severity of specific behaviors as opposed to frequency.

Features



Brown EF/A Scales is based on Dr. Brown's model of executive functions and includes:
▶ New and updated norms and test items that improve clarity and clinical relevance.
▶ New parent form available for adolescents.
▶ Both gender-specific and combined-gender norms available for all age groups.
▶ Digital administration and scoring (within Q-global).
▶ DSM-5 symptoms of ADHD and more.
Raven’s 2 conveniently assesses observational skills and ability in a variety of settings. It is suitable for non-verbal adults and children. The test is available in paper, digital or combination formats.

Overview



▶ Age range: Ages 4–90
▶ Qualification level: B
▶ Administration: Q-global, or paper and pencil

Product Details



Benefits


▶ Provides a standard score as well as a percentile rank.
▶ Can be administered fairly to virtually everyone, including those who are not language proficient or have communication-related disabilities.
▶ Digital test forms are constructed from item bank to limit item overlap between test takers, for greater security and limitation of practice effects.

Features



The Raven's 2, now available as a digital solution, reduces inventory concerns, test kit transport, and uses familiar technology designed to put examinees at ease.
▶ Integrated test forms and manuals increase usability.
▶ Wide range of item difficulty to help identify intellectual disability and giftedness.
▶ Updated and colorized items, design, and norms.
▶ Individual or group settings administration.
▶ Paper format includes reusable test booklets and complementary 1-year scoring subscription with account activation.
▶ Digital format offers automated scoring and reporting.
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Assessment Process

At Skooc we take the assessment and treatment of your child very seriously. That is why we have the best clinicians dedicated to staying on top of the latest developments in psychological assessments, research and treatment protocols on hand to help your child and you. All assessments specific to each child and therefore, the assessments process needs to be completed carefully and with great attention to detail. The process is not a quick one and we believe in following a very rigorous process to ensure your child is tested throughly to help us to best understand your child's cognitive, emotional, behavioural, developmental needs.

Assessments can be requested for many reasons. You might initiate screening and assessment for your child or it might be through a request from your child's school . Our assessments will be completed and delivered with a report that is admisable at schools.

A typical assessment process will include

  • A detailed discussion with the parent ➡ 30 minutes
  • Consulting with the child ➡ 30-60 minutes (depending on condition & age of the child)
  • Assessment ➡ 60 minutes to 90 minutes
  • Scoring and report creation ➡ 24 hours
  • Post assessment meeting with parents and child ➡ 60 minutes
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