dyslexia test centres


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There are only a few specialist dyslexia test centres in the country. However, many testers are willing to travel. The testers are usually happy to represent you at tribunals etc. Always inquire as to the tester’s qualifications before appointing them.

 


Educational Psychologists – Dyslexia

 

Educational Psychologists specialise in assessing people with Dyslexia, Dysgraphia or other Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs). Psychologists sometimes work for educational authorities, private companies or they may work on their own.

If you are looking for a private psychologist, please make sure they:

* Are ‘Educational’ Psychologists – i.e., specialises in specific learning difficulties (SpLDs).
* Are ‘Chartered’ Psychologists – (meaning they are insured.)
* Regularly update their knowledge with suitable courses.
* Have references available – and do not be embarrassed at asking to see them.
* Have Certificates confirming police checks – and make sure these are up-to-date.


Specialist Assessors – Dyslexia

 

Specialist Assessors can assess people with Dyslexia or Dysgraphia. These assessors have special certificates which enable them to evaluate students with dyslexia.

These assessors work for educational authorities, private companies or they may work on their own.

If you are looking for an Assessor, please make sure they:

* Are ‘Specialist Assessors’ – i.e., specialises in specific learning difficulties (SpLDs).
* Are Insured.
* Regularly update their knowledge with suitable courses.
* Have references available – and do not be embarrassed at asking to see them.
* Have Certificates confirming police checks – and make sure these are up-to-date.