The assessment takes approximately two hours and will include a general ability assessment, spelling, reading, writing, phonemic tasks and memory tasks. The results of the assessment will also identify preferred learning style. The tests used have been carefully selected and are recommended by the Department for Education and skills (DfES).
The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1995 – has made life better for dyslexic individuals in the workplace. The philosophy underlying the DDA is that it should protect people who would generally be regarded as disabled as well as enables them to be ‘included’.
A ‘needs assessment’ is used by Student Finance England to work out the support you need from the Disabled Students Allowance (DSA). The assessment should also help you and your university or college identify important study strategies you can use to enable you to participate in the course to the best of your ability.
Midlands Assessment Centre Ltd can provide a service which can work with the individual to implement the recommendations. This service can either be a one-off session or a block booking of sessions.