Assessments

0 – School Entry

The type of assessment completed will be dependant on the needs or concerns expressed by the child or family:

  • Audiology / Hearing testing
  • Speech and Language
  • Educational
  • Psychological if needed
  • Medical with pediatrician, Ear, Nose and Throat specialist, etc.
  • Technical device
  • Home assessment
  • Vocational Assessment

Junior Kindergarten – High School

Updated assessments are completed ongoingly to ensure:

  • To monitor child’s progress.
  • To update goals and programming as required.
  • To ensure appropriate services and supports are in place.
  • To ensure consistency of physical, staff and any other supports into high school.

Should a hearing loss be suspected consult with:

  • Family Physician
  • Audiology
  • School

High School – Adulthood

Planning during this time should take into account which assessments will be required and what the timeframes for these will be as they may be determined by these services’ mandates and available resources.

It is important to note that many of these services have waitlists. Therefore, it’s important to initiate a referral as early as possible.

  • Audiology / Hearing testing
  • Speech and Language
  • Educational
  • Psychological if needed
  • Medical with pediatrician, Ear, Nose and Throat specialist, etc.
  • Technical device
  • Home assessment
  • Vocational Assessment