Does your child display any of the following characteristics?

If you answer ‘yes’ to 3 or more of the below questions, this may indicate immaturities in your child. Learning Connections can help!

  • Health issues in early life? e.g. regular ear infections
  • Feeding or sleeping difficulties in the first year of life?
  • Slower to speak than their peers, unclear speech?
  • Delayed milestones?
  • Appears intelligent and well articulated yet is unable to read, write or spell at the level expected at their age?
  • Repeats, omits, adds or substitutes certain words while reading and writing?
  • Gets bored and abandons a task before completing it?
  • Has trouble staying focused and is easily distracted?
  • Constantly fidgets and squirms?
  • Is unable to control powerful emotions, resulting in angry outbursts or temper tantrums?
  • Social immaturities, not mixing with peer group but good with older or younger children?
  • Has difficulty understanding and differentiating between mathematical symbols (e.g. +, -, x)
  • Has difficulty with counting principles, for example counting by 2s or by 5s?
  • Struggles with times tables?
  • Has difficulty telling the time and judging the passing of time?
  • Has trouble with their buttons and zippers?
  • Struggles to comfortably grip a pencil when writing or drawing?
  • Has writing that is almost impossible to read?
  • Shows inconsistency in their writing such as mixing upper and lower case letters, reversals and irregular shaping and sizing of letters?
  • Has poor balance? Has difficulty in riding a bike?
  • Has the tendency to fall over, trip or bump into things or people?
  • Lacks any sense of danger or is overly cautious?
  • Has difficulty responding to verbal instructions?

At Learning Connections, we are a not-for-profit, charitable organisation with over 40 years experience in helping thousands of children overcome learning difficulties, attention disorders and behavioural problems by providing individual assessments and tailored programs for children of all ages.

For further information, contact us today:

T: (07) 3369 1011 or F: (07) 3367 2242 | E: | PO BOX 11, Paddington QLD 4064