WHAT IS PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING? Meeting individually with a child or teenager and assessing their skills in a variety of areas in order to identify learning disabilities, attentional problems, behavioral and emotional issues or neuro-developmental challenges that are negatively impacting them at home and at school.
WHAT IS AN EDUCATIONAL CONSULTATION? Working collaboratively with parents, teachers and school administrators to identify and obtain school-based services for a child/teen, such as an IEP or 504-accommodation plan.
PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING SERVICES
LIMITED ASSESSMENT Purpose: Identify social-emotional, behavioral and developmental issues of the child/teen.
COMPREHENSIVE PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT Purpose: Identify cognitive strengths and weaknesses, social-emotional, behavioral or developmental issues of the child/teen, as well as processing challenges.
COMPREHENSIVE PSYCHO-EDUCATIONAL ASSESSMENT Purpose: Identify academic and cognitive strengths and weaknesses, social-emotional, behavioral or developmental issues of the child/teen, as well as processing challenges.
ASSESSMENTS FOR SAT/ACT ACCOMMODATIONS Purpose: Assess a high school student's cognitive and academic strengths and weaknesses to determine whether they have a disability (e.g., ADHD, Learning Disability, Anxiety). Provide documentation necessary to be granted accommodations to take the SAT or ACT college entrance exams. This documentation is valid for five years and can be used to receive accommodations in college as well.
EDUCATIONAL CONSULTATIONS Purpose: Assist parents to obtain school-based services for their child/teen including IEPs, 504-accommodation plans or other services within the General Education program. Reviewing previous evaluations conducted by the school district or other professionals, conducting classroom observations and educating parents on how to advocate for their student.
Shiro Perera Torquato Ph.D.
License # PSY14840
1633 Erringer Rd. #204 Simi Valley, CA 93065
Dr. Shiro Torquato Ph.D is a licensed psychologist and provides psychological services in Simi Valley, Ventura County, California.