Taking steps to overcome difficulties

What should a parent do if it is suspected that a child has a learning disability?

What should a parent do if it is suspected that a child has a learning disability?

The parents should contact the child's school and arrange for testing and evaluation.

The Education Department aims to ensure that children with special needs are able to participate fully in learning.

If these tests indicate that the child requires special educational services, the school evaluation team will be able to make recommendations geared to the child's needs.

At the same time the parent should take the child to the family paediatrician.

The child should be examined for correctable problems that might cause difficulty in school. - Child Development Info

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