Cindy G. LaCost, Psy.D., Psychoeducational and Psychological Assessment

What's in the Report

The final product of the assessment is a report that integrates the data I have collected, the results of the testing, and my observations. It concludes with my impressions, diagnoses, and recommendations. Though the content can vary depending on the referral question and tests administered, a full battery generally includes the following information in the report:

  • Identifying Information
  • Reason for Referral for Testing
  • Presenting Problems
  • Background Information
a. Family History
b. Developmental History
c. Medical History
d. Educational History
e. Adaptive Functioning 
f. Occupational History (if appropriate)
g. Social/Emotional History
h. Sensory Sensitivities
  • Tests Administered
  • Observations
  • Test Results

a. Cognitive Ability
b. Educational Achievement
c. Processing
d. Rating Scales/Checklists
e. Neuropsychological
f. Psychological

  • Summary and Impressions
  • Diagnoses
  • Recommendations
a. Adjunct Referrals
b. Psychological Needs
c. Academic Needs 
d. Social Needs
e. Other Needs
f. Diagnoses-Specific Information
g. Community Resources

h. Funding Sources