DYSLEXIA ASSESSMENTS • TRAINING FOR EDUCATION • WORKPLACE ADJUSTMENT I am fully qualified to assess and diagnose children and adults with dyslexia from the ages of 4 to 80 years. This high level of qualification, combined with my years of experience in primary, secondary and degree level education, allows me to create effective, personalised learning and support plans. I offer high-quality, bespoke CPD for teachers combined with practical training. My services also extend to the workplace where I aid individuals in reaching their full potential and offer consultations to enable businesses to comply with their legal obligations (Equality Act 2010).
Any individual aged between 4 and 80 can be assessed for dyslexia. Either an assessment or diagnosis will help us identify an individual's personal strengths and areas where support and development may prove useful.
A full diagnostic assessment for dyslexia is valid for the lifetime of the individual (Department for Education, 2019). It is therefore essential for any diagnosis to encompass all areas of need, whether this is in an educational or workplace setting.
How the assessment and diagnosis works:
• We meet to discuss the assessment and familiarise the individual, and their family with the process.
• An assessment is undertaken at a location of the individual’s choosing.
• Additional sessions may be required to ensure a thorough assessment.
• We meet to share the results and discuss my findings.
Upskill your staff to recognise dyslexia and understand what strengths an individual has, and where support may prove helpful. Investing in and supporting an individual with dyslexia is the gift that gives back.
My training will help you and your staff to achieve increased confidence. Strategies identified will gain greater engagement and higher attainment from your individual(s) at whatever stage they are with their learning.
How the CPD works:
• We meet to discuss your school or organisation’s needs.
• Key areas for development are noted and explored.
• Classroom strategies are investigated and identified.
• Short, medium and long term plans are drawn-up and explained.
• Follow-up visits to monitor action plans and progress can be made.
All businesses and organisations are required to make reasonable adjustments to support employees, and potential employees, with dyslexia under the Equality Act 2010.
Making occupational adjustments for employees with dyslexia will show your commitment to ethical practices and create a positive workplace culture. The report I will produce is specific to the individual and enables them to unlock their full potential.
How the support works:
• We meet to discuss the individual's role and any difficulties they may be facing, simultaneously identifying areas of strength.
• A report will be crafted based on the employers and employees’ needs.
• Follow-up meetings will be scheduled to monitor and adjust strategies, as the employee develops and progresses through their employment.