Initial Meeting | Bay Area Child Psychological Testing

Preparing for the Initial Meeting

Learning Disabilities, psychological testing, Los Altos, Palo Alto, assessment, evaluations

Book an appointment with The Pratt Center  A Professional Psychology Corp

To prepare for psychological testing, please follow these steps:

  • Scheduling
  • We schedule all psychological testing sessions through our online scheduling system. To learn which appointments to schedule, please click here. Dr. Pratt specializes in comprehensive psychological testing for clients 7 to 22 years old.

  • Consent Form
  • Legally, we need consent before we begin talking about your child. To save time during our initial meeting, please print, read and sign our consent form.

  • Developmental Questionnaire
  • Please complete our developmental questionnaire which helps us to learn about your child. It is in a PDF format so you can type your answers on a laptop or desktop computer. We do not recommend using a tablet or cell phone for this.

    Do not complete the form from a browser window because the results may not save correctly.

    Instead, please save the form to your desktop before typing anything. After you save your answers, please email the form to Dr. Pratt. To complete the questionnaire now, please click here.

  • School Records
  • It is helpful to have school records and previous evaluations at the initial meeting. When available, we prefer to have records in a PDF format, and they can be shared with us through Please create a folder with your child's name and share it with us. Click here for recommendations on requesting school records. For public schools, the request must be in writing, and they will charge a small copying fee. It should take less than a week for them to copy the records.

  • Plan Your Trip
  • Our offices are at 4 Main Street, Suite 110, Los Altos. Click here for directions. Please leave extra time for traffic and parking.

  • Testing Checklist
  • After the initial meeting, there are some additional steps to take. Click here to see a testing checklist.

  • Questions
  • For general information about testing, click here. If you have any questions, click here to email Dr. Brendan Pratt: