Learning difficulties – When to suspect and where to refer

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In this episode:

  • The cues and clues that might indicate that a child has learning difficulties
  • The nexus between learning difficulties and emotional symptoms
  • When and where to refer a child who you suspect might have a learning difficulty
  • The importance of early intervention in a child or young person with learning difficulties

 

Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator

Total time: 28 mins

Guests: Dr Amy Scholes, Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist, and
Dr Bernice Dodds, Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist

 

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Last Updated: 28 Jan, 2022

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