Dyslexia Screening & Report
Please allow two hours for the Screening. There will be consent forms and questionnaires to be completed prior to the appointment. Please email/ or bring with you any previous reports from other professionals E.g. Educational Psychologists, Paediatricians, School counsellors, Speech Pathologists, Auditory/Optometric Specialists.
A Screening report with tests results, summary of findings and recommendations for appropriate educational interventions and/or accommodations will be created. With consent, the report will be forwarded to the client’s School/Tertiary Institution and to other relevant professionals to be included in further reports, as needed.
An Irlen Screening for Visual Stress is included as part of the assessment. If the client has already been screened for Visual Stress, $110 will be credited towards the fee.
Irlen Screening for Visual Stress
Please allow 60 minutes for the screening. If prescription lenses are worn, please bring them to the appointment. If vision has not been checked within the last 18 months, it would be advisable to go to your local optometrist prior to the appointment.
If a vision prescription is needed, ask the optometrist to write down the prescription but do not get the glasses made up. Choose a pair of frames that feel comfortable on the face. The screening process is the first step of a two-step process.
It measures the level of visual perceptual difficulty and/or discomfort when looking at black patterns and text on a white background. It also determines if an Irlen coloured overlay relieves or minimises visual perceptual difficulty or discomfort. The second part of the process will be completed at an Irlen Centre where the specific colour (or colour combination) of lens will be determined and ordered. This next part of the process will involve further costs paid directly to the Irlen Centre.
$90 per hour / $70 per 45 min
Tuition will provide prescriptive reading, writing, spelling, and handwriting instruction, as needed. For dyslexic learners, an Orton Gillingham Multisensory Structured Language (MSL) approach will be incorporated.
Students generally require a minimum of 20 hours of structured tuition, delivered weekly, before showing significant improvement. It is recommended Parents/Caregivers budget for at least 30 lessons per year. A minimum of 10 lessons must be purchased in advance, prior to the first lesson. There is no refund for a missed lesson, but an opportunity will be given to make up a missed class during the term, if space is available. If a student misses more than 3 lessons in a term, the Tutor reserves the right to offer his/her time slot to a student on the waiting list. Unused lessons will not be carried over to the following year.
Please click on Tuition Agreement below to access and print the form. Please bring the completed Tuition Agreement to the first lesson.