Learning Disability Testing
A learning disability is determined when a person has a learning function (such as reading and math) that is significantly below average compared to the general population.
A learning disability, learning disorder, or learning difficulty is characterized by difficulties comprehending or processing information and can be caused by several different factors. An assessment can assist in creating learning plans at school.
Assessments Available at Behavioral Health Clinic
- Comprehensive reading and math assessments
- Underlying cognitive process assessments
- Phonological processing assessments
- Memory function assessments
- Processing speed assessments
Learning Disability Evaluations Consist of:
- An overall intelligence battery, including tests like the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-V (WISC-V) or the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Adults (WAIS-IV).
- Achievement tests which measure underlying cognitive problems, such as the Woodcock-Johnson Battery – IV (WJ-IV).