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PosAbility Psychology

Maximising your child’s ability to Learn, Live and Grow

PosAbility is a unique child educational and psychology clinic combining the knowledge and skills of special educators, teachers, psychologists and other child therapists. PosAbility offers a range of quality educational services to pre-school and school aged children and adolescents to maximise their ability to learn to their highest potential.

Why PosAbility?

PosAbility Psychologists are experienced in working with children and their families, as well having had experience as classroom teachers in a range of settings. We offer a range of services to meet your child’s needs, to maximise their ability to learn to their potential, live life to the full and grow to be all they can be.

Assessments

A range of cognitive, academic, behavioural and emotional assessments are provided to pre-school and school aged children and adolescents. The assessment process will help identify a child’s strengths and weaknesses and help teachers and parents better understand the cause and nature of the difficulties a child is having academically or socially at school. The assessment process may also be used to screen and diagnose s number of conditions such as dyslexia, dyscalculia, ADHD, specific learning difficulties and Autism Spectrum Disorder.

A range of packages are offered including assessments of:

  • Intellectual functioning (IQ)
  • Academic Achievement
  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Emotional Functioning
  • Behaviour (including attention / ADHD)
  • Memory
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

Counselling

A range of evidence based counselling techniques and psychological therapies may be used to empower children and their families to overcome and manage low self-esteem, anxiety, depression, behavioural difficulties and other emotional barriers to maximise the child’s ability and enable them to reach their potential.

Cognitive and Academic Intervention

PosAbility offers comprehensive individualised intervention programs to work on targeted cognitive skills, such as processing speed, working memory, planning and monitoring. Skills are worked on in the context of everyday academic tasks. Individualised Literacy and numeracy intervention programs are also available. Intervention programs may include;

  • Academic assessment to identify a student’s strengths and areas of need
  • Creation of individualised programs to be done at the clinic or at home with parents or an external tutor
  • Implementation and/or monitoring or tutoring programs with our psychologists, Special Education Teachers, trained teachers or tutors

Consulting and Case Management

PosAbility offers comprehensive case management and consulting services for children with learning difficulties or complex chronic health conditions. The therapist works with a child’s parents, school and other health professionals to create and implement a holistic management plan to best meet their educational, social and emotional needs.

Group Programs

A range of small group programs are offered, including social skills, anxiety, writing, school readiness and programs for gifted children with learning difficulties.