Answer 30 questions for your child and gain invaluable insights into his or her cognitive strengths and weaknesses. Make sure you use columns and rows to make scoring easier.
Score accordingly to:
0) Less often or doesn't apply to the age of this person.
1) At about the same frequency.
2) Slightly more
3) Considerably more.
4) Significantly more.
Distracted by other activities
Has difficulty maintaining attention
Has difficulty organizing activities
Has difficulty doing two things at once
Reading is slow
Slow, deliberate speech
Writing assignments take a long time
Takes a long time to complete tasks
Avoids or has difficulty with video games
Poor reading comprehension
Makes spelling errors in written assignments
Has difficulty sounding out known words
Oral reading is slow or choppy
Needs words repeated when taking spelling tests
Often asks to have things repeated
Has difficulty remembering telephone numbers
Needs to look multiple times when copying
Difficulty following verbal directions
Has difficulty recalling stories and jokes
Poor sense of direction or reading maps
Jigsaw puzzles are difficult or avoided
Takes a while to catch on to new things
Poor at or dislikes drawing
Has difficulty with word math problems
Difficulty understanding stories or jokes
Poor at or avoids games like chess and checkers
Misreads similar words
Doesn't like card games
Has problems seeing the big picture
Understanding the scores
Total each group of your paper in hand.
A SCORE OF:
6 or below Suggests a normal range in that skill set
7-9 Suggest a possible weakness in those skills
10 or 11 Suggests a likely weakness
12 or more Suggests a significant weakness
This is just an observational survey. The only way to know the extent to which weak cognitive skills are holding your child back is to have their skills professionally tested. To schedule a comprehensive Cognitive Skills Assessment call us at 760 634-6886 or