Frequently Asked Questions
1. How do I know when it is time to secure an assessment of my child?
It is often difficult to tell so please call and let us help you in the decision-making process. Ask yourself the following questions.
Is your child struggling with grade-level school work?
Are your child’s teacher or school administrators indicating they see problems or
suggesting an assessment?
Are focus and inattention causing your child to perform below expectations?
Is your child working hard but still receiving lower grades?
Does your child complete his work but fail to turn it in?
Has your child reached a level in school in which the work has suddenly become very
Does your child have trouble making sense of reading materials?
Does your child have difficulty starting, finishing or organizing school projects?
Is sitting still, staying on task and completing homework challenging?
Is there a loss of enjoyment of day-to-day activities?
Are there big changes in moods, grades and friendships?
If your answer to any of these questions is affirmative, an assessment may be warranted.
These are typical referral questions that McGhee & Associates encounter in
neuropsychological, cognitive, pscyho-educational and emotional testing. We have years of
experience helping parents and children identify the barriers to optimal academic/social
2. Who performs my assessment?
At McGhee and Associates, testing is personalized and tailored, and performed only by
3. We have testing and a testing report for our child, now what?
We distinguish ourselves at McGhee & Associates by helping you to implement your plan,
including working with schools, teachers, administrators, psychiatrists and therapists.