Getting a Diagnostic Assessment
Diagnostic Assessments can be carried out by a qualified Educational Psychologists or a Specialist Assessor,
The following organisations and individuals provide assessments for a range of SpLDs (Specific Learning Difficulties such as Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia, ADHD) for children and adults.
We are not recommending any of these in particular. We suggest you look at websites and contact those whichever you feel would suit your (or your child’s) needs.
Dyslexia Information, Training, Teaching, Assessment Service
Independent Dyslexia Consultants(was Adult Dyslexia & Skill Development Centre)
Dyslexia Assessment and Consultancy
Specialises in assessment, training, employment consultancy and legal work
Dyslexia Support & Outreach Service
British Dyslexia Association
The website page has links to dyslexia checklists for adults and children plus information about screeners, diagnostic and workplace assessments.
PATOSSProfessional Association for Teachers of SpLD
Patoss has an online list of Patoss members who wish to have their names shown to other professionals or parents seeking tutors, assessment or advice. They provide specialist teaching and/or carry out assessments - for teaching, exam access arrangements or Disabled Students’ Allowance.
All those on the list are Patoss members who have an approved qualification and hold current Professional Indemnity Insurance. Details include qualifications, special professional interests, and preferred age ranges.