Learning Difficulties/Help

ANGELA’S SCHOOL, MARBELLA

Listed in: Education, Learning Difficulties/Help, Primary/Secondary Schools

A school that prepares students for entrance into international school and helps make the transition easy. They can also help with any learning difficulties that a child may be experiencing. Can also accommodate short stay students and provide  interim schooling for children whose parents have yet to finalise their plans for a future living on the coast. For children aged 6 to 18 years.

LOCATION: Marbella Study Centre, Avda. Gral. López Domínguez, 12, bajo-D, Esq. Calle Torres Murciano y Calle Rodrigo de Triana, Marbella

DR KELLY LEWIS-COLE, SAN PEDRO

Listed in: Education, Learning Difficulties/Help

Fully qualified, bilingual Clinical Psychologist in Marbella is offering specialist assessment and support services for children and adults with Autism, Aspergers and ADHD/ADD as well as general educational assessments and therapy for a range of difficulties.

LOCATION: San Pedro, Marbella

DYSLEXIA, LEARNING DIFFICULTIES & ENGLISH TUITION

Listed in: Education, Learning Difficulties/Help, Private Tuition

Ann is a highly qualified teacher who was Head of Special Needs and English as an Additional Language at a leading Marbella international school for many years. Working with children 5 years and onwards she is able to assess whether an individual has dyslexia or some other learning difficulty, write reports, advise, support and help via tuition. Ann also offers tuition in all English-based subjects up to GCSE level and sometimes beyond.

LOCATION: Various, call for details

DYSLEXIC SPECIALIST/ENGLISH TEACHER

Listed in: Education, Learning Difficulties/Help

A very experienced teacher in dyslexia. Also an English teacher as first language available to all nationalities. A former Head of Department in Special Needs at a leading international school for many years before leaving to teach in Kuwait for 6 years. Now supports children with dyslexia of all ages and works with mainly Russians as well as other nationalities to improve their English.

LOCATION: Benalmadena to San Pedro

EAGALA – CHILD THERAPY USING HORSES

Listed in: Education, Learning Difficulties/Help

Therapy for children of all ages who may suffer from separation anxiety, depression, aggression, hyperactivity, ADHD, anti social behaviour or unstable moods. The Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA) offers ground-based, therapeutic activities with horses specifically aimed at emotional growth and learning.

LOCATION: Various, call for details

HEADSTART LEARNING CENTRE – TRACY SAUNDERS

Listed in: Education, Learning Difficulties/Help

Offering a wide range of services for children with dyslexia and other learning difficulties. Services include special needs testing and full assessments for special access arrangements for GCSE and similar examinations. Tracy Saunders is registered with the Cambridge and Edexcel Examinations Boards.

LOCATION: Marbella and schools on the Costa del Sol

HELLERHOFKIDZ, MARBELLA

Listed in: Education, Learning Difficulties/Help

Hellerhofkidz is a special child psychology and psychotherapy program at the Hellerhof clinic in Nueva Andalucia, Marbella. Individual consultations, counselling and therapy is provided by Dr Alexandra Geller, MD – child psychologist and child psychotherapist.  Services include: Social Skills and Anxiety programs, Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), ADHD, anti bullying program etc.

LOCATION: Nueva Andalucia Marbella

PAEDIATRIC OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Listed in: Education, Learning Difficulties/Help

Lisa Halton is a Paediatric Occupational Therapist who works with children aged 0-18 years with gross and fine motor difficulties, handwriting, attention or concentration skills, sensory processing and ìndependence skills. She is available for home or school visits.

LOCATION: Costa del Sol

PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELLING CENTRE ELVIRIA, MARBELLA

Listed in: Education, Learning Difficulties/Help

Monika Baumgartner is a recognised psychologist who can help with problems that children may be experiencing either at school or socially. Dealing with dyslexia, ADHD/ADD, learning at school and other areas. English, German and Spanish spoken.

LOCATION: Urb. Los Lagos, Calle Lila, Block.10, Portal 17/1, Elviria, Marbella

SALT IN THE SUN

Listed in: Education, Learning Difficulties/Help

With 30 years specialist experience with speech/language delays and disorders, Salt in the Sun can help with speech and languages and also with regular and rare aphasia and voice disorders. Based on the Costa del Sol but can travel all over Spain and UK.

LOCATION: Costa del Sol