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 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.

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 Intern (Alliant International University)

Learning Profile 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
  • Reading
  • Spelling

We can also assess:

  • Auditory Processing
  • Visual Processing (Irlen Diagnostician)
  • Learning Support

Make an Appointment

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


We have a highly skilled, experienced and dedicated team each bringing a particular specialism to SPOT. MEET THE TEAM

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Carrie has been amazing with our son and we have been so happy with the progress he has made in such a short time. After determining the improvement areas, she has guided him through many different exercises while making it fun. When he first visited the clinic he was a reluctant talker, but with her charm and her patience, she has really worked magic. He is now much more confident, he is able to express himself, tell stories and has improved his overall communication skills. He has even started to chat with people he meets for the first time. Thank you so much Carrie, we couldn't have wished for a better speech therapist!

Mom of a 5 year old boy