After You’ve had your Child Tested

After You’ve Had Your Child Tested: What Does it Mean?

After you’ve decided to have your child evaluated, what should you be looking for? And what do the test findings mean? A typical evaluation will look at your child’s cognitive ability, their academic achievement, and a number of more specific skills such as their attention or executive functioning.  The following information provides a broad overview of the evaluation process. Most of the information has been simplified in order to make it more easily understood. Its intention is to help introduce the test and its process, but cannot account for the multitude of variables that need to be considered in individual circumstance.