School Assessments

What is it?

The LightHouse Arabia is pleased to work with school counselors and Special Education Need (SEN) coordinators year-round. Our Assessment Team of specialists offer psycho-educational assessments for school-aged children that are conducted by Clinical Psychologists. Our Assessment Team also provides free consultations to school counselors and Special Educational Need (SEN) coordinators on reports done by other Psychologists or professionals—so they can make the most out of the report.

How we can help

In addition to conducting comprehensive psychoeducational/neuropsychological assessments, our experts:

  • Give academic and class recommendations based on a report conducted by other psychologists and professionals

  • Attend SEN support groups at schools to provide free consultations to the parents

  • Facilitate lectures relevant to the school environment for educators and parents on learning disorders, ADHD, and issues related to psychological assessments

Referral for Assessment

If you are considering referring a student for assessment, referral questions include, but are not limited to:

  • Does this child have ADHD or attentional difficulties?

  • Does this child have learning problems, and how can the school best support


  • Does this child have dyslexia, dyscalculia, or a written expression disorder?

  • Can the child’s social and academic difficulties be explained by him/her being on the

    autism spectrum?

  • Is this child autistic?

  • Is this child ready for mainstream education?

  • Is this child gifted?

  • Should this child be advanced or retained a year?

  • Is this child’s anxiety getting in the way of his/her academics?

Assessment Battery

Our Battery of Assessment include subtests from a wide range of standardized assessments. These assessments require a high level of training to be administered, scored, and interpreted.

Our Battery of Assessment includes:

  • Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence – Fifth edition

  • Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children – Fifth Edition

  • Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale – Fourth Edition

  • Wechsler Nonverbal Scale of Ability (WNV)

  • Universal Nonverbal Intelligence Test – Second Edition (UNIT-2)

  • Wechsler Individual Achievement Test –Third Edition (WIAT-III)

  • Woodcock Johnson Tests of Achievement – Fourth Edition (WJ-IV)

  • Test of Everyday Attention for Children (TEA-Ch)

  • NEPSY® - Second Edition (NEPSY® - II)

  • Delis-Kaplan Executive Function System (D-KEFS)

  • Children’s Memory Scale (CMS)

  • Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule – Second Edition (ADOS-2)

  • Behavioural Assessment for Children – Third Edition (BASC-3)

  • Conners’ ADHD Rating Scale – Third Edition (Conners’ – 3)

  • Conners’ Adult ADHD Rating Scale – (CAARS)

  • Beck Depression and Beck Anxiety Inventories (BDI & BAI)

To learn more about Assessments for Children and Adolescents, view here.

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