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Assessment of Intellectual Ability


An assessment of cognitive abilities (reasoning, logic, word understanding, problem solving) is undertaken when parents or teachers question:


  •  - ​​ Whether a child's ability is notably more advanced than their peers and want advice regarding specialist education planning ('Gifted' ability)


  •  - If a child is having difficulties keeping up with the learning goals of the class and wonder if there is a delay in the child's intellectual abilities.


  •  - If a child has significant delays in intellectual functioning that might be indicative of intellectual disability and therefore require specialist classes or schools