FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

What are Prakash’s qualifications?

  • Masters in Psychology, Masters in Sociology, Degree in Speech Language Therapy and PG Qualification in Counselling

What does Prakash generally do?

  •  Cognitive and Educational Assessment
  •  Emotional and Functional Assessment
  • Needs Analysis
  • Work with families and schools to make a difference to the performance of clients
  • Home visits and school visits on regular basis
  • Parenting and organisational support
  • Career and subject choices counselling
  • Positive Programming Plan
  • Behaviour Support Plan
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Range of assessment tools he uses:

  • WISC-IV, WAIS-IV, WIPPSI
  • WOODCOCK JOHNSON II
  • WIAT
  • AUTISM RATING SCALES (FOUR TYPES ACCORDING TO AGE GROUPS)
  • ASPERGERS SCALES
  • EMOTIONAL QUOTIENT INVENTORY
  • ORGANISATIONAL ASSESSMENT THROUGH STANDARDISED TESTS
  • ABAS
  • SIB-R (FUNCTIONAL ASSESSMENT)
  • CONNER BEHAVIOUR RATING SCALES TO DO RISK ANALYSIS
  •  EARLY CHILDHOOD INDICATOR ASSESSMENTS

What will the cost of assessments and consultation be?

  • $1092.50 inclusive of GST for the assessment + cost of extra forms at the rate of $ 6.00
    (after negotiating with parents and if absolutely necessary)
  • $ 200 per hour for extra negotiated support
  • $ 200 for consultation
  • Assessment takes 3 to 4 hours (generally 3 and half hours + other tests which comes to 4.5 hours)
  • Face to face assessment varies between 3 to 4 hours
  • Cost includes GST and report writing
  • Cost includes .5 hours of report discussion or emails or phone conversations
  • Other costs are negotiated with clients on the basis of number of hours.
     

I am a RTLB/SENCO and need to use ABL Psychology Services. What do I do?

Does ABL Psychology offer SPELD assessments? How do I arrange one?

  • Prakash is a qualified SPELD assessor
  • The cost of the assessment is $ 621
  • You need to ring up local office of SPELD and ask for Prakash Grover
  • They will forward the referral to Prakash

What is the range of issues he can provide service for?

  • Learning disabilities such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia
  • If someone is not achieving as per their potential
  • If your child does not like school work and does not want to go to school
  • Challenging behaviours
  • Sadness
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Emotional issues
  • Autism and Asperger’s
  • ADHD
  • Speech Problems
  • Language disorders
  • Adult assessment and support
  • He covers support for all age groups