We assess for Exam Access Arrangements for GCSEs or 'A' levels to investigate whether students are entitled to concessions such as extra time, a reader or use of a laptop. Schools are not always equipped with the resources and/or a suitably qualified assessor to carry out this testing. Before such an assessment can take place, you need to seek prior approval from your child's school and ask them to complete Section A of Form 8.
A post 16 diagnostic assessment addresses underlying ability, literacy attainment and cognitive processing. It consists of a series of activities to show what the student can do and diagnoses dyslexia if it's present. It is written with a student focus and can be used for Disabled Students Allowance (DSA) at university. If the person being assessed is diagnosed with a specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia or dyspraxia, he/she may be entitled to support at university.