The task of the neuropsychologists at the Family Centre is to complete extensive and differential diagnostic examinations of the developmental and learning difficulties of children and adolescents. Based on the research, we plan rehabilitation and support measures that prevent social or emotional difficulties related to learning difficulties.
Typically, neuropsychological examinations are needed if a child or adolescent has persistent or complex learning and studying difficulties for which the support provided by maternity and child health clinics or school healthcare is not sufficient. We work in close co-operation with other parties working with children and young people. In addition, we offer consultation to psychologists and doctors working with children and adolescents.
Our service requires a referral from a health station physician. A psychologist working for the city (e.g. a psychologist from maternity and child health clinics, family counselling clinics, pre-primary education, basic education, upper secondary education, youth centres or child welfare) or a psychologist from a contract school can also make a referral after consulting a neuropsychologist.
As a rule, a referral can only be made after the psychologist's basic examinations have been completed.
We operate at the Kamppi Family Centre's Ruoholahti office. We serve in Finnish, but surveys are also available in Swedish. Our service is free of charge.
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