Psychological Assessment of Children

This information is useful for children
Why Yale Medicine?
  • Our Psychological & Educational Assessment Program provides a broad range of testing services.
  • Our evaluation team is passionate about helping children overcome obstacles and fulfill their potential.
  • We are a preeminent research center focused on child development.

As children grow and develop, they sometimes have trouble learning in school, difficulty concentrating, or problems getting along with others. When this happens, a psychological assessment can pinpoint where the difficulties lie.

A psychological assessment offers insights into a child’s learning, social, behavioral and personality development, with the goal of tailoring recommendations to plan a child’s educational and mental health needs. The Yale Medicine Child Study Center Psychological & Educational Assessment Program provides a broad range of testing services to school-age children and youth throughout Connecticut and the New York metropolitan region.

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