This package is available from 16 years of age through to adults 89 years of age.
The Non-Verbal Cognitive Ability Assessment package for adults would be recommended for older adolescents through to adults who require a cognitive ability assessment and who have a speech, language or communication difficulties; English is not their first or primary language and may impact the reliability of an assessment; and / or individuals from a diverse background including Aboriginal & Torres Straight Islander.
The Non-Verbal Cognitive Ability Assessment package could also be suitable for hard of hearing or individuals who are deaf; gifted individuals from a culturally and linguistically diverse population; or individuals with diagnosed communication disorders such as Aphasia, Autism Spectrum Disorder andSelective Mutism.
The Brilliant Minds Non-Verbal Cognitive Ability Assessment includes a cognitive assessment and assessment of adaptive functioning.
Ages 16 years to 21 years, 11months:The primary cognitive assessment utilised is the Wechsler Nonverbal Scale of Ability (WNV). The WNV Scaleis a reliable and efficient scale to accurately assess cognitive ability “when language poses a barrier totypical administration, or where traditional intellectual assessment results would be questionable due tolanguage-related difficulties (Pearson, 2022).
Ages 22 years to 89 years, 11 months:The Test of Non-Verbal Intelligence- Fourth Edition (TONI-4) will be utilised as the primary tool to accuratelyassess cognitive ability “when language poses a barrier to typical administration, or where traditionalintellectual assessment results would be questionable due to language-related difficulties (Pearson, 2022).
A series of questionnaires will be sent to parents/ guardians and teachers/adult-other, to gain the required additionalinformation.The package includes:Session 1: Intake Session (1 Hour) - Rating scales and relevant questionnaires will be sent at the time ofbooking.
Session 2: Ages 16 years to 21 years, 11 monthsCognitive Assessment – Wechsler Non-Verbal Scale of Ability (WNV) (1 Hour)ORAges 22 years to 89 years, 11 monthsCognitive Assessment - TONI-4 (1 Hour)
Session 3: Feedback Session (1 Hour)
A comprehensive written report is provided as part of this package. Please note there is a two to three- week turnaround for report writing. There is a four-week turnaround for report writing if the assessment is completed with a Provisional Psychologist. You will be provided with this information at the time of booking an assessment.
Based on 6 hours of clinician time, inclusive of 3 hours written report)A $500 non-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking.
This assessment is not covered by Medicare. If you have private health insurance, please contact your provider to see how much they can cover for you. The private health code is 100.