We have a list of recent articles, papers and brochures prepared by the Team at Educational Connections. They have been grouped under headings related to assessment, accommodations, learning as well as relocation and school search. Also listed are articles written about Educational Connections and other articles of general interest. This list is updated periodically.
ASSESSMENT & ACCOMMODATIONS Articles on Accessing Post-Secondary Accommodations Diagnosing Eligibility for College Accommodations This article outlines the significant impact of the replacement of the DSM-IV by the DSM-5 in the determination of Specific Learning Disorders and on the determination of eligibility for funding to support accommodations at the post-secondary level. In recognition of the importance […]
From the moment he received his first Lego set as a toddler, Adrian wanted to design and build things. Although he excelled at math and art in school, his reading and writing skills lagged significantly behind those of his classmates. In Grade 3, his teacher recommended a Psychoeducational Assessment to understand just what was causing […]
Need for Assessment Why do parents and students decide to have a Psychoeducational assessment done? There are specific reasons for assessing a student. Some parents seek out assessment to deal with a specific issue affecting their child’s learning. This could include struggling to keep up with certain subjects such as Math and English, refusing to […]
Our team at Educational Connections has a wide range of expertise and has had international and local experience in a diverse range of educational settings. When we deal with specialized educational issues (e.g., diagnosis, assessment, grade determination, school placement, determination of accommodations, etc) our multi-disciplinary team of special education teachers, registered psychologists, psychoeducational consultants are a credible, objective resource in the determination of educational needs.