What is psychological assessment?
"Your child needs an assessment," is a statement heard by many parents that often brings confusion, worry, and feelings of not knowing where to start. Often, school districts are limited to a small number of in-house assessments per school year. These are typically reserved for the most disruptive and overtly behavioural children. Many time, children with internalizing problems -- like anxiety, depression, and even the inattentive type of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disor
Back-to-school time marks the return to busy evenings, suppers on the run, and races to the next after-school activity. With the growing awareness of the impact of concussions, it is not surprising that back-to-sport time can be worrying for some parents, particularly if your child enjoys active sports. Concussion in sport is a hot-button issue in the media. From Will Smith’s 2015 blockbuster Concussion , to the growing recognition of permanent brain injury in football pla