Child IQ Testing
& Academic Assessments

  • IQ/Intelligence/Cognitive ability
  • Educational/Academic ability
  • Behavioural & Emotional functioning
  • Hyperactivity/Impulsivity/ADHD
  • Inattention/Daydreaming/ADHD
  • Working Memory
  • Opportunity Class & Selective School applications
  • Access to Gifted Provisions

After increasing demand, Taryn and Carlo are delighted to offer IQ/cognitive and academic assessments in Canberra. We schedule assessments over a weekend once a month.

Canberra Child Testing is a service providing IQ, cognitive/behavioural, and academic testing for children and adolescents in Belconnen, Canberra .

We are dedicated to providing a relaxed, fun, and professional testing environment for children aged between 4 and 16 years.


Contact us to
discuss testing your child at our Canberra office

Reasons for testing your child include:


Giftedness /




Early entry
to Kindergarten


Selective school admission


Screening for
learning difficulties

(e.g., struggles with spelling, written work, maths and/or reading)


Boredom or
behavioural problems

presenting in the classroom /
at home (e.g., inattention, hyperactivity, impulsivity; ADHD symptoms)


Admission to special
educational programs

(e.g., enrichment, extension
and acceleration programs)

How we work

  • Assessment process

    Our assessment process draws on the child’s developmental and educational history via a clinical assessment form, test results and observations and parent/teacher feedback

  • Results & recommendations

    We provide informal results on the day of testing and a detailed written report with results and recommendations in 2-3 weeks’ time

  • Follow up support

    We are available for telephone/email advice with flexible times, Monday to Saturday