High School English exam success for teens with Dyslexia.
Helping Dyslexic High School students complete High School exams is important for Focused Education’s specialist teachers. All our tutors are accredited with the Western Australian College of Teachers (WACOT).Please read the following helpful Dyslexia advice for parents, teachers and caregivers.
Understand your child’s learning difficulty first.
- If you don’t have an intimate knowledge of your teenager’s specific dyslexic symptoms you may need to get them assessed or retested by an educational psychologist that can clearly explain the results.
- If you are a parent having a clear picture of how your child learn best is important.
- Dyslexic teenagers often get “lost in the words” when reading a book.
- Your child may find decoding words phonologically extremely challenging
- Remembering vital exam information and revising notes may be difficult due the dyslexic brain experiencing working memory and cognitive processing speed difficulties.
Discuss you child’s Dyslexia with their secondary school.
Your child’s teacher may have no idea how much their student is struggling with reading and comprehension. Provide the school with a detailed educational psychologist assessment that clearly explains your child’s Specific Learning Difficulty and how to assist your son or daughter in stressful high school exam situations.
Applying for assistance during examinations with the Western Australian Certificate of Education Examiner’s Board.
The Curriculum Council of Western Australia require a detailed assessment by an Educational Psychologist that officially diagnoses your child or student with a Specific Learning Disorder in Reading, Writing or Mathematics in order to provide examination assistance for High School students aged 10-19 years old.
The Specific Learning Disorders and Disabilities Focused Educational Psychology tests:
- Dyslexia Diagnosis.
- Specific Learning Difficulties in reading, writing and mathematics as described in the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders).
- General Intelligence Testing.
- Assessment of Gifted and Talented ability.
What do educational tests measure?
Educational evaluations measure academic skills such as:
- Reading and Language.
- Written expression and academic writing.
- Spelling and Grammar.
- Mathematical skills such as counting.
- Academic fluency (speed of reading, writing and calculating)
- Listening and auditory comprehension.
- Oral or verbal expression.
Our Assessment methods are accredited by the Commonwealth Government of Australia.
Our Educational Psychologists only use research-based screening tools and assessments including:
- WISC (The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children).
- WIAT (Wechsler Individual Achievement Test assesses academic strengths and weaknesses)
- C-TOPP (The Comprehensive Test of Phonological Processing (CTOPP).
Dyslexia Tutor for teens with a specific learning difficulty.
Our Perth Tutoring Services include:
- All our tutors are Specialist Teachers with a Master of Special Education or Master of Education.
- We are the only learning difficulty support organisation in Perth that insists on these specialist qualifications.
- Tutoring Services for children with Dyslexia.
- Advice and Tutor support for children with ADHD.
- Parent coaching services and educational support for Autistic children in Perth.
We invite you to call our reception team to discuss your child’s learning difficulty. Contact our educational testing, tutoring and treatment centre on (08) 61887669 or complete the contact form below.
Our caring staff hope to see you at our specialist teaching, educational and health psychology services centre soon.
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