Baseline Assessments for Kids

by Caroline von Fluegge-Chen

Baseline Assessments for Kids

Have you noticed any social, emotional, behavioral, or physical changes in your child lately?

Balance Atlanta is offering complimentary baseline assessments for kids 18 and under to evaluate proper physical structure, brain health and chemical balance. If you are at your wit’s end, the family dynamics have been turned upside down, and you don’t know what else to do, please schedule an appointment and let’s focus on the mental and physical well-being of your child to enhance optimal performance now and in the future. 404 261 4848 or visit the contact us page of this website to reserve your spot. 

  • Increase in moodiness or depression 
  • Experiences panic attacks
  • Frequent episodes of crying
  • Suppresses feelings
  • Demonstrates angry outbursts
  • Anxious with change and new experiences
  • Is increasingly forgetful and absent-minded
  • Refuses to participate in sports or hobbies
  • Doesn’t find joy or fulfillment in activities
  • Plummeting grades
  • Ignores homework assignments
  • Spends money recklessly
  • Lies, does not accept responsibility
  • Personal space is sloppy
  • Makes self-deprecating remarks
  • Never satisfied, always envious.
  • Ruminates
  • Takes everything personally
  • Creates drama 
  • Refers to suicide or loss of purpose
  • Neglects hygiene and appearance
  • Sleeps more than usual
  • Cannot fall or stay asleep
  • Has nightmares or night terrors
  • Can’t sit still, fidgets, always moving
  • Biting nails, picking skin, plucking hair, cutting
  • Nervous cough, tics, tremors
  • Unusual rashes, acne, or excessive perspiration
  • Pale skin, circles under the eyes
  • Stuttering, excessive or slurred or speech
  • Lack of verbal communication
  • Does not make eye contact
  • Grinds teeth and clenches jaw
  • Hyperventilates
  • Holds breath
  • Annoyed by bright lights and loud sounds 
  • Heightened sensitivity to pain and temperature
  • Doesn’t smile or laugh much
  • Always needing a rush of adrenaline
  • Dislikes specific foods, textures, smells
  • Fear of the dark or being alone
  • Is frequently sick with colds and the flu
  • Complains of headaches and stomach aches
  • Sudden weight gain or weight loss
  • Hides food, skips meals, binges, purges
  • Exercises excessively or not at all
  • Obsesses about body image
  • Disruptive, talks back, uses profanity
  • Intentionally provokes siblings
  • A change in circle of friends
  • Is not invited to social events
  • Is bullied or provokes fights
  • Has more “virtual” friends than real friends
  • Refuses to communicate with parents,siblings, teachers 
  • Isolates in bedroom vs being with family  and friends
  • Spends excessive time in front of computer or on the phone
  • Does not respect rules, the law, figures of authority
  • A sudden increase in piercings, tattoos
  • Damages property and possessions
  • Use of drugs and alcohol – in the open or sneaking
  • Stealing money and possessions, shoplifting
  • Interest in violence – behavior, movies, games
  • Exhibits passive aggressive behavior
  • Physically or verbally abusive
  • Continually seeks attention
  • Impulsive and reckless activities
  • Mistreats family pets