Educational psychologists work with children and adolescents, assisting in their psychological adjustment and development. They operate within the contexts of family, school, peer groups and communities, and are able to conduct and interpret scholastic and psychometric tests. They hold Master’s Degrees in Educational Psychology and are registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa.
Annette du Plessis is an Educational Psychologist who specializes in Psycho-Educational Assessments with an interest in the diagnoses of specific learning difficulties, as well as school readiness assessments, career and subject choice assessments, scholastic assessments and assessments for concessions and accommodations. She works in partnership with schools, parents and other professionals like Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Learning Support Teachers to ensure that the best support is offered to the child. This includes individuals experiencing educational, behavioral, social or emotional difficulties as well as guidance for families and teachers.
Annette provides these services in Afrikaans and English.
HPCSA Number: PS0123218
Practice Number: 0544752