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Specific Learning Disorders (DSA)

The frequency of DSA is estimated in approximately 3 to 5% of the school age population.

Dyslexia

Specific reading disorder

Dysorthography and Dysgraphia

Specific writing disorder

Dyscalculia

A specific disorder of calculation

The Serafico Institute adopts a global approach of the child, the adolescent and the adult with DSA, offering various processes for diagnosis, certification and educational-rehabilitative treatments. Following a free consultation with our clinical staff, the disorder is identified and specific treatment interventions are recommended.

Diagnosis and certification

Il percorso per la certificazione di DSA prevede:

  • colloquio anamnestico medico e psicologico
  • visite neuropsichiatriche (2 sedute)
  • valutazione intellettiva, affettivo-relazionale, delle funzioni cognitive (psicologo clinico 4 sedute)
  • valutazione delle abilità strumentali di letto-scrittura e calcolo (psicologo clinico – logopedista 3 sedute)
  • valutazione della coordinazione motoria (neuropsichiatra – neuro psicomotricista)
  • relazione conclusiva con diagnosi clinica e diagnosi funzionale
  • elaborazione programma terapeutico riabilitativo
  • indicazioni didattico-pedagogiche per la scuola
  • certificazione
  • consegna relazioni e progetti con colloquio informativo con genitori e/o tutore

Treatments

  • Rehabilitative: specific neuropsychological interventions, speech therapy, psychomotor rehabilitation, visual rehabilitation and music therapy
  • Educational: individual educational teaching workshops or small groups focusing on improving calculation skills and problem-solving, understanding and producing written texts, computer use of appropriate educational software, psychological empowerment

Contact secretary

Tel. 075 812411 extension 1-306 – Mornings from 8.00 to 13.30 – Tuesdays and Thursdays from 14.00 to 17.00

The Center for Specific Learning Disorders is in agreement with the Polo di Apprendimento di Padova.

Our multidisciplinary team

  • Social worker
  • Professional educator
  • Physiatrist
  • Physical therapist
  • Nurse
  • A.F.A.
  • Speech Therapist
  • Music Therapist
  • Neurologist
  • Pediatric neuropsychiatric specialist
  • Neuro-psychomotor therapist of developmental age
  • Nutritionist/Dietician
  • Orthodontist
  • Professional educator/carer
  • Pedagogist/education specialist
  • Psychiatrist
  • Clinical psychologist
  • Psychologist/ Family counseling
  • Visual rehabilitation therapist
  • Occupational therapist

Services provided

Pathologies treated

Our Model of Care

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