In this section
Difficulties clinic at the Centre for Community Child Health supports primary
school aged children with learning difficulties. The children are seen by a
paediatric doctor for evaluation over 2-3 sessions, with consultation by a
special education teacher when needed, and feedback and recommendations
provided after the assessment has been completed. Depending on availability, educational psychology assessments may also be carried out. There may be teaching and research activities in the clinic.
Patients are bulk billed
for their consultations and therefore will need a referral from their general
To make an appointment for this clinic, a referral from the child's doctor needs to be forwarded to the Community Child Health Specialist Clinic.
Forward a referral to the clinic via:
Fax: (03) 9345 5034
Phone: (03) 9345 6180
Once the referral has been received, the child's family will receive a letter in the mail inviting them to make an appointment time.
All clinics are held at the Specialist Clinics of the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne.
Visit the Specialist Clinics page for more information.
The Centre for Community Child Health is a department of The Royal Children’s Hospital and a research group of Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.