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Jamaica Association Of Children With Learning Disabilities

Contact Information

Address: 7 Leinster Road Kingston 5
Phone: (876) 929-4341
Fax: (876) 929-4348
Open: JACLD/The Learning Centre offices are: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Operational hours for the Learning Centre (school) : 7:45 am to 2:00 p.m After school tutoring and part-time students: 2:15 pm - 3:30 p.m.

Contact: Director, Alicia Francis
Phone: (876) 929-4341
Fax: (876) 929-4348

Tuition:$34,000 per term

Assessment: $8,500 per child

Total Enrollment: 65 (Kingston & Mandeville)

  1. Parents come and register the child for testing;
  2. They are provided with documents to be completed and bank voucher for payment;
  3. Completed documents are returned  along with payment voucher;
  4. An appointment date is then given;
  5. Testing;
  6. 2wks wait for report to be completed;
  7. Parent consultation with assessors to interpret the report and note recommendations;
  8. Parents follow through with the recommendations; and
  9. Students requiring fulltime/part-time placement are then registered.
  1. Testing;

  2. Intervention programme in areas of weaknesses;

  3. Pupil teacher ratio 15:2 (Full-time)/6:1 (part-time);

  4. Public Awareness;

  5. Seminars for Teachers and Parents;

  6. Accommodation for interim student teachers; and

  7. Research.