Cognitive, Behavioural & Emotional Assessments (Including ADHD, Anxiety, ODD, etc.)
This assessment carries out a full psycho-educational assessment in addition to also examining behavioural, emotional and social difficulties that may be presenting at home and/or in the school environment.
This form of assessment may diagnose Emotional Behavioural Difficulties (EBD) including Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Anxiety, Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), Conduct Disorder (CD). It will also include a full psycho educational assessment, to provide a cognitive profile and explore whether any learning difficulties may or may not be present. Adaptive Behaviour testing is also provided, to explore any possible social, communication and/or daily living skills difficulties. However this assessment will not diagnose Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
The purpose of this assessment to correctly identify emotional/behavioural difficulties and to recommend supports that can be put in place to help the individual.
Fee Structure (€50 discounts are given to previous customers):
Primary School: Phase 1: Form completion by parent and school followed by verbal feedback €200
Phase 2: Clinic appointment, assessment and report €250
Secondary School: Phase 1: Form Completion by parent and school,followed by verbal feedback €200
Phase 2: Clinic appointment, assessment and report €350
At PALS, all assessments are conducted using formal DSM-5 diagnostic criteria. Reports are generated within 3 weeks and are accepted by DES and the HSE.