This is the professional diagnosis of special educational needs of learners referred by their teachers.
Any student from pre-primary to senior secondary school with a suspected learning disability.
- The teacher refers the child for diagnostic screening at the Regional Education Office.
- Where necessary the child will be referred to an Educational Psychologist for professional assessment.
- The Educational Psychologist will provide feedback in the form of a written report to the school and the parent/guardian.
NB: Parental input/participation may be called for at any time during the process.
- Learner's medical record
- Most recent academic report
- School referral report
Time taken is dependent upon the complexity of each case.
There is no charge for this service.
Assessment is initiated at school level.
Regional Education Offices
Ministry of Basic Education
Department of Special Support Services (DSSS)
Tel. (+267) 3998223
Opening hours: 07:30 to 16:30, Monday to Friday, except public holidays.