If a person has experienced the mandatory criterion and one or more of the above difficulties for at least 6 months, despite the use of school or home-based interventions designed to target the difficulties, they may meet criteria for a diagnosis of a learning disorder.
In this case, it is recommended that they engage in a clinical assessment and an individualised, standardised learning assessment. For more comprehensive assessment, contact Strategic Psychology to book an appointment on (02) 6262 6157 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reference: American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (DSM-5). Washington, D.C.: American Psychiatric Association.