Dyslexia and dyscalculia assessments.
Dyslexia and dyscalculia screener's.
Exam Access Arrangements.


As a holder of an Assessment Practicing Certificate the report can be used through to University to apply for Disabled Students' Allowance.

Dyslexia or dyscalculia assessment 
for children, students and adults


 Dyslexia -£300 
Dyscalculia - £300
Both Dyslexia and Dyscalculia - £450

      Dyslexia or Dyscalculia Screener - £150

Both Dyslexia and Dyscalculia screener - £180

Dyslexia Support Lancashire believes that every child, young person and adult can achieve with the appropriate support and intervention. This support can be tailored more specifically following a dyslexia/dyscalculia assessment.

A full report doesn't aim to provide a 'label' , but rather to highlight a young person's strengths and difficulties which can then inform the correct intervention.

A full diagnostic assessment of dyslexia and/or dyscalculia involves a background history from parents/carers; the individual teachers (if applicable) and the individual's own view of his/her difficulties. The testing session lasts up to three hours and involves testing of  verbal ability, visual ability, memory, phonological processing and processing speed. Reading, reading comprehension, spelling and writing are also assessed. Various maths assessments are included for dyscalculia.

You will then receive a comprehensive report outlining the results of the tests,  strengths and difficulties and with recommendations for how skills can be developed in line with individual learning preferences. 

Following receipt of the report you can then organise a free one to one call/meeting to discuss the report in more detail or perhaps you would like support discussing the report with your school/college/university or workplace.

As a holder of an assessment practicing certificate, you can rest assured that the report will support you all the way through from school to university and the workplace.

All reports are written in accordance with current SASC guidelines. See http://www.sasc.org.uk/(please link to this page) for further details.

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You may be concerned about your child or young person and feel that something isn't quite right with their reading, spelling, organisation, memory difficulties and there is dyslexia in the family. But, you aren't quite sure and so don't want to pay out for a full diagnostic test just at this moment.

 

A dyslexia or dyscaculia screener can identify if there are traits and highlight some strengths and weaknesses. It isn't a diagnosis (only the full diagnostic can ascertain this).

 

A screener involves a series of tests designed to look at key areas of learning and development and to provide a set of scores and an indicator as to whether these scores are consistent with a dyslexic/dyscalculia profile.

 

The screening isn't automated like those you find online, but is undertaken by the assessor with manual tests. This allows for observation and qualitative information to be gathered which can inform the report. Having a screener done will give you the opportunity to implement recommended interventions to see if this helps or the results may provide you with the confidence to proceed for a full assessment.

 

The results of this screening can be used to inform a full assessment if upgraded within a certain time period. Please check on inquiry if this is something you are considering.

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                        Exam Access Arrangements 

Dyslexia can have a substantial and long term adverse effect on normal day to day activities, and is therefore a recognised disability under the Equality Act 2010. The Act states that schools and higher education institutions have a duty to make 'reasonable adjustments' for disabled students (including students with learning difficulties, such as dyslexia).

As well as reasonable adjustments in the classroom, schools must put in place Exam Access Arrangements, which are reasonable adjustments for candidates who have the required knowledge and skills, but who can’t demonstrate this knowledge or skills in exams due to their disability. These arrangements must not affect the integrity of the examination or give the learner an unfair advantage.

Exam Access Arrangements can include:

  • Extra time

  • A reader

  • A scribe

  • The use of an exam reading pen, a word processor or assistive software (screen reader/voice recognition)

  • Exam papers printed on coloured paper

  • Supervised rest breaks

  • A separate room to take the test in

Price - £32.50 per hour

If you are a school and want to make a booking then please contact me via email  by clicking on the button.

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