Testing for a Learning Disability

AccessAbility Services Testing for a Learning Disability

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Students with a Learning Disability - A Guide for Staff

Learning disabilities are most commonly detected during school years; however some students arrive at University without having been tested, suspecting they may have a learning disability.

A formal test by a psychologist is required to diagnose a learning disability.

If a staff member or a student suspects a possible learning disability, the student needs to contact AccessAbility Services to arrange an appointment for an initial assessment. After initial assessment, the AccessAbility Support Adviser may refer the student to other services for follow up.

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