Dyslexia and Dysgraphia Testing

One Central Health is a leading provider of dyslexia and dysgraphia testing in Perth and across Western Australia.

What is dyslexia?

Dyslexia is a learning disorder that makes reading and learning difficult. Dyslexia can affect people of all ages, intelligence levels and abilities.

Symptoms of dyslexia include:

  • Late development in learning to talk
  • Slow learning of new words and phrases
  • Difficult remembering and recalling words
  • Difficulties reading, comprehension and with spelling
  • Taking longer than usual to complete written or reading tasks
  • Avoidance of reading-related activities
  • Difficult with learning new languages or mathematics

What is dysgraphia?

Dysgraphia is a learning disorder that makes writing difficult due to issues related to motor coordination, understanding language conventions, and thought expression in written form.

Symptoms of dysgraphia include:

  • Difficulty with holding a pen or pencil
  • Poor spatial awareness while writing
  • Difficulty spelling
  • Regularly leaving out words or letters while writing
  • Inconsistent spacing or style while writing
  • Incorrect positioning of hand, wrist, arm, and paper when writing

Dyslexia and dysgraphia testing – we can help

Our experienced allied health professionals offer dyslexia and dysgraphia testing for both young and older clients. Assessments for both learning disorders includes a thorough analysis of the client’s ability to read, write, and comprehend through various exercises and therapies designed to highlight areas of strength and weakness. Additionally, historical academic and educational records are taken into account.

The One Central Health team are experienced in providing the full spectrum of allied health services for clients of all backgrounds, ages and abilities. We take great pride in our best practice and multidisciplinary approach to providing essential therapy and disability services.

If you think you, or your child, have either dyslexia or dysgraphia, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team.

We’re here to support you. Always.

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