Specific Learning Differences (sometimes referred to as Specific Learning Difficulties or Academic Skill Disorders) are a range of conditions that affect the individual’s ability to learn in normal contexts by traditional methods these include Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and Dysgraphia.

These challenges are not due to intellectual impairment but rather to processing difficulties and, often, this is reflected in an uneven learning profile where certain areas of learning are unexpectedly behind other areas. Areas often affected include reading, written language, number skills and / or co-ordination.

Specific Learning Differences Team

SPOT Centre has a committed Learning Differences Team who work together to provide expert, holistic and individually targeted assessment and intervention.

The team includes:

  • Occupational Therapist
  • Speech and Language Therapist
  • Clinical Psychologist 

Specific Learning Differences Assessment

A full multi-disciplinary assessment from our Learning Differences Team provides you with the most comprehensive and accurate learning profile for your child.

Areas covered include:

  • Intellectual Development
  • Academic Ability
  • Visual Perceptual Skills
  • Motor Coordination
  • Sensory Integration
  • Handwriting
  • Language Development
  • Phonological Awareness
  • Reading
  • Spelling
  • Maths

Academic Support

We have certified Dyslexia Education Specialists that can work with your child weekly to develop there foundation academic skills. 

Comprehensive individualised intervention programs are offered in the following areas:

  • Writing, including spelling, sentence, paragraph and free writing
  • Reading, including phonological awareness, decoding, whole word reading, reading fluency and reading comprehension
  • Numeracy, including basic concept knowledge, numerical operations and problem solving
  • Essay writing and study skills
  • School readiness programs for preschool age children (4-5 year olds)
 
  • Learning Support

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You can make an appointment by speaking to us on (852) 2807 2992 or you can email us here. MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.

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"When we first came to see Zara, our son M was not verbal. He was not regulated because he was unable to communicate his needs and wants to us. The first few sessions that we had with Zara was more of getting the trust of our son to play with her and be more comfortable with her. Each session with her was not just about helping our son to communciation to us at home. We were able to practice and extend that therapy sessions from Zara's office to our home because of the ideas and knowledge she has shared with us. After a few months of sessions with Zara, our son M can now verbally communicate his needs and wants to us and has expanded his vocabulary. Because of the trust and patience that Zara has shown to our son, our son is always looking forward to his sessions with her. We are happy with the progress of our son from being non verbal to a child who can now talk to us, read aloud and sing his nursery fhymes. Thank you Zara!"

Tung Chung Mum