The Bezawada Institute for Learning Development (BILD) is a professional practice that provides psychological and educational services customized to meet the needs of each student. We are conveniently located in Vijayawada, serving the Greater Andhra and Telangan Area. Our staff includes psychologists as well as reading & math specialists, speech-language pathologists (speech therapists) and learning disability specialists. BILD is dedicated to transforming the lives of students with learning differences such as; dyslexia, ADHD, and executive function difficulties. We collaborate with parents, teachers, and other professionals to teach students of all ages to become strategic learners and to discover their unique pathways to success. CONSULTATIONS EVALUATIONS EDUCATIONAL SERVICES WORKSHOPS & CLASSES COUNSELING
BILD offers a wide range of psychological evaluation services. Psychological
evaluations are conducted to assess for the possible presence of a
psychological disorder which may be influencing an individual’s personal,
professional or academic performance and functioning. Our evaluations feature
extensive psychological testing and culminate in a thorough evaluation report
including diagnoses and recommendations. During your initial appointment, you
will work with your counselor to determine which evaluation type and specific
tests most appropriately meet your individual needs.
Descriptions of psychological evaluations commonly completed in our agency
Learning Disability assessments consist of evaluating your
educational history, understanding current and past performance in academic or
educational environments, and conducting testing related to cognitive abilities
and achievement. The tests conducted will be selected based on your specific
concerns. Your counselor may also recommend additional testing to rule out
other possible problems that may be contributing to difficulties in the
academic or educational environment.
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) assessments evaluate
attentional processes and their influence on academic, professional, and/or
daily functioning. Clients seeking this type of assessment can expect cognitive
ability and achievement testing, as well as reports about past and present
symptoms and difficulties. Your counselor may also seek information from other
individuals (e.g., teachers, caregivers, significant others) regarding
educational, attentional, and other difficulties.
Autism Spectrum Disorder assessments focus particularly on
social skills deficits with an emphasis on determining whether an Autism
Spectrum disorder best accounts for these difficulties. Multiple possible
disorders can lead to social skills deficits, and your counselor will collect a
detailed history and provide specific testing recommendations. You can expect
cognitive and social abilities to be a main focus of this type of assessment.
Child Behavioral/Emotional assessments are conducted with
children experiencing complex behavioral and emotional symptoms. After
gathering a detailed history, your counselor will make specific recommendations
about testing based on possible diagnoses that may account for your child’s
Cognitive assessment provides information related to
intellectual functioning, with a particular emphasis on factors related to
various aspects of intelligence. If mental retardation is a potential
diagnosis, your counselor is likely to recommend additional testing related to
Neuropsychological assessments collect information related
to neuropsychological functioning, including memory, cognition, language,
learning, and other behaviors influenced by brain functioning. The specific
battery of tests conducted will depend on your individual needs. In addition,
please note that these assessments are not substitutes for neurological exams,
which are likely to include brain imaging and are conducted by neurologists.
Personality assessment consists of evaluating current
general psychological and emotional functioning, as well as identifying
personality characteristics that are likely to influence long-standing
behavioral patterns. Projective and/or objective measures may be employed to
obtain a thorough understanding of your personality.