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
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
AUTISM RATING SCALES (FOUR TYPES ACCORDING TO AGE GROUPS)
EMOTIONAL QUOTIENT INVENTORY
ORGANISATIONAL ASSESSMENT THROUGH STANDARDISED TESTS
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?
Ring Prakash at 021-2936758 or email him the request at firstname.lastname@example.org
Once the date and time is scheduled he will assess and discuss the report
You could call up 09-2733577 or 09-4446859 for appointment with Prakash
Prakash offers subsidies on the assessment referred through RTLB’s and SENCO’s
The cost of RTLB referred assessment is RTLB $825.00 inclusive of GST
Does ABL Psychology offer SPELD assessments? How do I arrange one?
Prakash is a qualified SPELD assessor
The cost of the assessment is $ 650
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
Autism and Asperger’s
Adult assessment and support
He covers support for all age groups