Is your child falling behind at school?
We provide a range of assessment services to determine children’s learning strengths and needs - an important first step in understanding how best to help them. A comprehensive written report will be provided and discussed with you after the assessment, outlining the results and recommendations to help your child.
Learning Links developed the following programs for children, where they learn new skills in a group, in response to gaps in services available to the community. The group programs allow children to learn from a trained facilitator as well as from each other.
Our range of social skills programs help children who struggle socially and need help to acquire the skills we all take for granted. These programs aim to build children’s self esteem and to help them communicate and interact more successfully with others and manage their emotions.
We provide literacy and numeracy classes for school aged children and adolescents who struggle with maths and English.
Helping students who are struggling to acquire basic reading and related skills. The Multilit Reading Program (Making Up for Lost Time in Literacy), devised by Macquarie University, is used widely throughout schools and clinics in Australia to benefit children who struggle with reading accuracy, including children with dyslexia.
Our occupational therapists help children understand and work with their bodies so they can perform the tasks required of them at school. Foundation skills such as handwriting, cutting, tying shoe laces, sitting still, movement and sports and copying things down from the blackboard allow your child get the most they can from school.
Reading, writing and maths are basic life skills. This program helps children having difficulty with one of these skills at primary school. It is designed to give one-on-one assistance to children who are struggling in a classroom environment and is available to schools thoughout Australia and New Zealand.
Language skills underpin all learning and are important to your child’s success at school. This is especially important for children with learning difficulties. Beginning with a comprehensive assessment, our speech pathologists develop strategies to help your child process language and reproduce their thoughts both orally and on paper.
Developed by neuroscientists in Sweden at the Karolinska Institute and used in more than 20 countries, this program is an evidence-based intervention to assist children, adolescents and adults improve their working memory.