E. Screening and assessment of Specific learning disabilities

Your child will be assessed by a child psychologist to determine if they have a specific learning disability. The child’s history will be taken and a psychiatric interview will be done. The child’s academic abilities and learning will be assessed using standardized tools.

The psychologist/ mental health professional will assess the following skills in your child:

- Phonological awareness
- Visual discrimination
- Auditory discrimination
- Comprehension
- Reading comprehension
- Listening comprehension
- Handwriting
- Copy drawing
- Spelling
- Calculations
- Memory
- Cognitive ability