Assessment and Diagnostics

Assessment tools are chosen after an in-depth study of the needs for assessment and a comprehensive survey of available resources published here and abroad. Reports may be customized based on the needs of the referring authorities and within the guidelines defined by the publishers. All such diagnostics and reporting are undertaken by qualified psychologists.

Common issues for which children can be referred to us:

  • Learning difficulties
  • Emotional & Behavioural difficulties (hyperactivity/ inattention/impulsivity, aggressiveness, anger management, low self-esteem, poor social skills, bullying, adjustment issues, phobia / anxiety / fears, etc.)
  • Career guidance & counselling

The Assessment process involves:

  • First consultation (with parents)
  • Forming an assessment plan based on the child’s individual needs
  • These test may be Developmental tests, Psychoeducational tests, Emotional Behavioural tests, Career Guidance assessment. The same is informed to the parents.
  • Assessment sessions (with the student)
  • Generating the Report
  • Report explanation and counselling

Highlights of the report:

  • Detailed and Comprehensive report
  • Drishti is one (of two) recognized agencies in Maharashtra state by ICSE board for special education needs assessments; Report is accepted by CBSE, CIE, IB, IGCSE boards.
  • Provides current level of functioning of the student in main academic & neuropsychological areas
  • Provides a student learning & behaviour profile outlining strengths & deficits
  • Diagnosis of learning/behavioral and emotional difficulties (if any)
  • Recommendations about provisions/modifications for the child in the regular classroom and during examinations; help required for therapy, guidance to parents
  • Prescribes basis for formulation of IEP (Individualized Education Program)
  • Provides required Plan of action for student following an assessment
  • Efficient and timely delivery of report

Areas covered:

  • Developmental functioning
  • Motor, Language, Concept, Social
  • Behaviour disorders
  • AD/HD, Conduct, Oppositional Defiant, Emotional
  • Learning Disorders
  • Reading, Writing, Math
  • Abilities
  • Intellectual functioning, Social maturity
  • Communication disorders
  • Expressive & Receptive language
  • Pervasive developmental disorders
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorders
  • Career guidance
  • Aptitude, Interest, Personality
  • Information processing skills
  • Perception, Memory, Problem Solving
  • Psychological factors
  • Personality, Emotional Functioning, Creative potential, areas of occupational suitability