In Hong Kong, assessments are available through the HK Government Hospitals, HK Education Bureau, and private educational, medical, and psychological practices.

Overall, an assessment should be a helpful process and it should provide the parents and school with strategies on how to facilitate the student’s literacy development.

Assessment is only the first step.  Once the areas of weakness and strength have been identified, it is important to then have a road map to boost these strengths and weaknesses.  The report from the assessment should give you ideas on how to move forward.  For school-aged children and teenagers, we urge you to talk to your child or teenager’s school, show them the report and involve whoever completed the assessment.  Try to ensure that parents, teachers, and the child himself are all working together to help him reach his potential.

For strategies and other ideas on how to help, please visit our Resources page or attend one of our Upcoming Events.



Please note that the DAHK is not responsible for the following centers or the services on offer.


The Blurton Family Development Center
19th Floor, Kennedy Town Centre
23 Belcher’s St, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
Tel: 2869 1962
Fax: 2869 7770
Web site:\

Child Development Team

Suzanne Meenan
Melissa Ortega
John Shanahan
Central Health Medical Practice
3rd Floor Baskerville House,
13 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong
Tel: 2824 0822
Southside Family Health Center
6th Floor, One Island South
Suite 6015,2 Heung Yip Road
Tel: 2592 9000

Hennis Tse
Registered Psychologist (Ontario, Canada and Hong Kong)
Specialized in psychoeducational assessment and dyslexia treatment
ChildPsy – Assessment and Learning
Unit A, 1/F, 1 Suffolk Road,
Kowloon Tong, Kowloon
Tel: 2348-6222

HK Cognitive Skills Enhancement Centre
Rm 805 New Victory House
93-103 Wing Lok Street, Sheung Wan
Tel: 2383 1339 / 28383339

Judy Chow-Fairhall
Educational and Developmental Psychologist
Offers services in English, Cantonese, Putonghua (Mandarin) and Tok Pisin
4/F, V. Heun Building,
138, Queens Road Central
Tel: 9730-7742

Hong Kong Government, Department of Health,
Child Assessment Centres
The Department of Health Child Assessment Centres will conduct assessments in English or Chinese. A referral letter from a registered doctor or psychologist is needed for registration.

Caleb Knight
Child and Family Centre
15/F The Strand,
49 Bonham Strand East, Sheung Wan
Tel: 2543 0993

Dr Anna Lee
Speech and language assessment in English and Chinese
Treatment for Dyslexia in English and Chinese
Speech Therapy Unit
Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
EF701, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom.
Tel: (852) 53268938


The Child Development Centre
Assessments from birth to 18, therapy and education of special needs children from birth to 6 years of age.
4/F Prime Mansion
183-187 Johnston Road
Tel: 2849 6138
Fax: 2849 6900
Web site:

Pamela Youde Child Assessment Centre (Kwun Tong)
3rd Floor, Pamela Youde Polyclinic
79 Cha Kwo Ling Road, Kwun Tong,
Tel: 2727 8474
Fax: 2727 8479

Pamela Youde Child Assessment Centre (Shatin)
2nd Floor, 31-33 Chap Wai Kon Street,
Tel: 2210 1600
Fax: 2646 6327

Potential Development Association
Pediatric Developmental and Sensory Integrative Therapy Centre
Room 401-2 Kam Chung Building
52-58 Jaffe Road, Wanchai,
Hong Kong
Tel: 2528 4096
Fax: 2528 4347

The Practice
Suite 104, 10/F,
1 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong
Tel: 2523 3941
Fax: 2526 8076

Quratulain Zaidi

Mindlife Limited
Full Educational Assessments
Children, Adolescents, and Helping Family
1202 Chinachem Hollywood Centre
1 Hollywood Road
Tel: 6347 9955/ 2521 4668


Nicola Lovell
Educational Assessments 5-13 yrs
SpLD Tuition
Associate Member Dyslexia Guild UK
BPS – RQTU Membership
Tel: 9163 9097

Alison McMillan
Specialist Dyslexia Tutor, Specialist Educational Assessor
16A, Mount Butler Quarters,
111 Mount Butler Road,
Hong Kong
Tel: 6156 7847

Sarah Louise O’Connor
Acorn Care
Educational and therapeutic approaches for assessment,
evaulation, individulaized intervention and advocacy
on behalf of children and families in Hong Kong.
Tel: 98104514

Barbara Owen
Learning Access: Educational Testing and Tuition
3A Oriental Heights,
16 Sui Wo Road, Fo Tan
Tel: 2688 0412 / 9028 8743

Jennifer van Wyk

Specialist in Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs)
offering diagnostic assessments and specialist teaching programmes
Age range 5-13
Tel:5145 8810