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  • WISC/WPPSI tests

    The objective of those WISC and WPPSI tests is to evaluate the level of intellectual functioning of the child or the adolescent. They are administered in case of a suspected learning difficulty, an intellectual giftedness/high potential, an intellectual disability, a developmental delay a school admission.
    Who are the WISC / WPSSI designed for?
    These tests are intended to measure intellectual abilities in children and adolescents. They are usually carried out in the case of suspected intellectual giftedness, learning difficulties or disorders, developmental delay or intellectual (...)

  • Attention Deficit Disorder

    An attention deficit disorder typically manifests itself by concentration problems that may or may not present along with signs of hyperactivity or impulsivity. It is a disorder that has early onset but that persists and remains problematic and complex to diagnose.
    What is Attention Deficit Disorder / ADD / ADHD?
    Attention deficit disorder, as the name suggests, can be defined predominantly by difficulties in concentration. These difficulties may, or may not, be accompanied by hyperactivity or impulsivity.
    Attention deficit disorder is identified by being: Early onset: manifests before (...)

  • Learning Disorders

    A learning disorder is caused by a difficulty in some part of the process of knowledge acquisition. Learning disorders are varied and range from attentional deficits to dyslexia, dyspraxia, memory problems, language disorders....
    What is a learning disorder?
    A learning disorder is characterised by abnormalities with the process of the acquisition of knowledge. Its origin is neurological and corresponds to an impairment of one or several cognitive functions.
    Various disorders may be specifically related to impaired cognitive functions that are required to acquire knowledge: Reasoning (...)

  • Developmental Delay

    Developmental delay refers to a slower than normal development in one or more areas in a child under the age of 6. The areas of development affected are: intellectual functioning, language and communication, motor skills, social skills, life skills, autonomy....
    What is developmental delay?
    Developmental delay can be defined as a delay in one or more developmental milestones in a child under the age of 6.
    These developmental milestones include: • Motor skills: fine and gross • Language: expression and comprehension • Intellectual capacities • Daily living skills • Social skills • Autonomy (...)

  • Autism

    Autism is predominantly characterised as a severe disorder in social interaction. The symptoms associated with autism varies enormously from one child to another. There seems to be as many forms of autism as there are children....
    What is autism?
    Autism is considered to be a neurodevelopmental disorder - a developmental disorder in childhood that has a neurobiological origin.
    Autism is an early onset disorder in the development of the child: the symptoms manifest in the early stages of childhood, before the age of 3.
    Autism is characterised predominantly by severe difficulties in (...)

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