Dyslexia Assessments in Surrey, Hampshire, London and Middlesex.

I have an MA qualification in Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia). I am a fully qualified assessor and  teacher and have worked in primary education, secondary and in further and higher education for many years.

I have been a qualified assessor for over 14  years. I am currently working as a freelance assessor for the BDA (British Dyslexia Association). In the past, I have worked as a dyslexia assessor for Dyslexia Action. I also carry out assessments for two universities. I  have a son who has dyslexia and dyspraxia and have first hand experience of this.

I worked as a primary school teacher for many years, working as a classroom teacher in Early Years, Key Stage One and Key Stage Two. I have also supported dyslexic students at secondary school.

I have a longstanding interest in issues related to disability, having worked as a lead learning support tutor and dyslexia assessor/advisor in FE/HE for over 10 years. My last post was as a dyslexia advisor for a university.

 I am currently completing a PHD at the University of Greenwich, looking at disability in the workplace, and hope to finish this next year. I am a member of the CREW research group and Diversity Interest research group at the University of Greenwich and have presented my current research both within the university and externally. 

I am a full member of Patoss and hold a current assessment practising certificate with them. It is very important that when choosing an assessor that  you check whether they have an up to date assessment practising certificate. The DFE recently announced that  a dyslexia assessment (done at any age) which follows the SASC guidelines and is carried out by an assessor with an assessment practising certificate can be used to apply for support and exam arrangements at university. You will find me listed on the Patoss tutor/assessor website as an assessor who has been checked to have the relevant qualifications and is also fully insured. I  have a current DBS.

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I am also listed on the SASC list of assessors with a current assessment practising certificate.

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I have held a dyslexia assessment practising certificate since 2006 and have successfully renewed it several times since then.

Assessment practising certificate number: 50000268-4150