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Integrated Visual and Auditory (IVA) Test

The Integrated Visual and Auditory (IVA) Continuous Performance Test (CPT) is a screening tool used in conjunction with other diagnostic procedures (parent and teacher behaviour rating scales, QEEG, TOVA) to assist in the screening of individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

The Integrated Visual and Auditory (IVA) Continuous Performance Test (CPT) was developed by John Sandford (psychologist) and Anne Turner (physician). It was designed to discriminate ADHD populations from individuals with Conduct Disorder and without behaviour problems and is based on the research of Chee (1989) and Connors (1994). It can also be used to monitor the effectiveness of neurofeedback/EEG biofeedback training or medication.

The IVA test is a 13 minute computerised test which combines two types of CPTs for both visual and auditory modalities. An objective test like the I.V.A. provides useful data to help clinicians in documenting the presence or absence or response control and attentional problems that support making a clinical, differential diagnosis of ADD/ADHD.

For more information or to make an appointment for and IVA, please send an email or contact us on (02) 9639 7778 during business hours.

Rosemary Boon

Registered Psychologist

M.A. (Psych),
Grad. Dip. Ed. Studies (Sch. Counsel),
Grad Dip. Ed. B Sc, Dip. Nut.
MAPS, AACNEM, ATMS, ISNR, ANSA.

Provider No. 2582331F ATMS No. 20831
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Telephone: (02) 9639 7778 | Fax: (02) 9639 8889
Email: Learning Discoveries
Office hours: Tues - Friday 9am-5pm | Sat - 9am-12pm
Postal Address: PO Box 1528, Baulkham Hills NSW 1755
Office Address: 40 Brodie St, Baulkham Hills NSW 2153
ABN: 30 221 765 539
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