FAQ: How will you assess my child?

Answer: We will use a mixture of formal and informal methods. Formal assessments usually involve us working one to one with your child, asking them to follow instructions or answer questions. It is important that when your child is being assessed that you don’t help them or rephrase the speech therapist’s questions as this will not give an accurate picture of your child’s abilities. Informal assessment is usually done by playing with your child, observing your child playing alone or with you, or by listening to your child talking to you.