Helping you make the right decisions
Registered Social worker
Child and Family Psychologist
Accredited Expert Witness (Family Certificate)
©Sandy Gaskins, Psychologist and Expert Witness Telephone. 01202 761323. Mobile 07802565500
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SGA offer specialist assessments for individuals of any age who feel that they or their child are not progressing as well as they might and who would like to know where their difficulties lie and how they can be supported to enable them to learn and achieve in order to maximize their full potential.
Dyslexia screening will give a clear indication of whether the difficulties are dyslexia type and indicate the specific areas of difficulty.
The tests used comply to the SpLD Working Group guidelines (Revised September 2013) for students seeking Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs). For further information and costs click Here.
Sandy uses the Weschler intelligence tests (WAIS IV, WISC IV, WASI), These are the most widely used intelligence assessments and among the most widely used neuro Psychological assessments. They are far more complete than free tests that can be undertaken on the Internet, as they test a variety of complete skills. Wechsler believed intelligence is multifaceted and so any test of intelligence must reflect this. The WAIS and WISC take approximately 90 mins to administer and the analysis provides and overall full scale IQ and sub tests results indicating strengths and Weaknesses
Cognitive Assessments: Psychologist administered IQ test. Age Range 6 years 6 months - 90 years.
Mental Capacity certificates can be provided after Weschler IV assessments and interview to assess an individuals capacity to understand court proceeding and instruct their legal representative.
Dyslexia Screening Tests.
I am a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS Membership number:21614 ) and am registered with the Health Profession Council (PYL05776). I am also a Registered Social Worker (SW47197). I have the Bond Solon and Cardiff University Certificate of competence as an Expert Witness (Family) am a qualified Nursery Nurse and have qualified as a Family and Workplace Mediator.
My total career has been spent working with group dynamics, systems theory and families. This has included working as a family therapist in an Adolescent Psychiatric Unit and a Community Child and Family Psychiatric Clinic. My Assessment, Legal and Court experience spans eighteen years as a Psychologist and Expert Witness.
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