Dyslexia, Educational &
Specific Learning Difficulties Assessment
What are the
signs of Dyslexia / Specific Learning Difficulties (SLD)?
These are the main signs that a child / teenager may
need a comprehensive psycho-educational assessment for dyslexia or specific learning difficulties
as well as individualized instruction in order to cope with school:
Difficulty learning, understanding, and remembering what
is being taught.
School grades have declined and the child has difficulty
coping with increased learning demands.
Child does not enjoy reading, difficulty with spelling or
writing in English orMother Tongue.
Difficulty paying attention in class or staying focused
when doing academicwork.
Child can do the initial part of the Mathematics exam
paper well but not themore
challenging problems in the later
Child does poorly on classroom exams. This is particularly
concerning whenthe child has studied for a test and seems to know
the material but then doesnot do well on the
Child does not know how to study
Child appears smart but is underachieving in his/her
Dfficulty completing homework on time or rushes through
homework withoutconcerns about correctness.
Similar to seeing a medical doctor for a medical diagnosis
before you commence treatment for health-related concerns,seeking an 'educational diagnosis' from a Registered Educational Psychologist for your child's learning difficulties, be it dyslexia or other SLD, will bring about the most informed and best possible intervention help for your
Although dyslexia / SLD may feel like a label, it may be more helpful to think of it as an explanation to better understand your children /
teenagers' academic struggles and predicament to facilitate the best possible follow-up learning support for
Dyslexia / Educational / Specific Learning Difficulty Assessment -
Academic and/or SLD Assessment for your child / teenager, aged 6 years and above, is only
conducted by experiencedRegistered Educational Psychologists according to International Standards. It will include an internationally-recognised psycho-educational reportthat is accepted by schools, MOE as well
as medical and healthcare professionals. Report will
also include personalised recommendations for interventions and access arrangements for national/international
examinations (PSLE, IB, GCE, etc) such as Mother Tongue exemption, if needed.
If necessary, further assessments will also be recommended as part of
the comprehensive assessment of specific learning difficulty for your child. Additional fees will
apply for these extra tests.
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