- Over 50 years experience, quality expert reports fast by top psychologists.
- Dyslexia assessment and autism testing experts, we carry out assessments for education, employment and court in civil and criminal proceedings.
- Local assessment centres and home based assessments for children and adults.
Dyslexia Assessments and Dyscalculia testing: dyslexia experts in we make recommendations for extra time in exams, reasonable adjustments in selection fro jobs and in the workplace for individuals with specific learning disabilities (SpLD). Our reports will enable those suffering from dyslexia to obtain reasonable adjustments such as extra time in exams, financial support from Student Finance England (for Disabled Students Allowance) and adaptations to their work demands (Funded by Access to Work). We deliver ongoing advice and support to help teachers and employers put in place strategies to ensure that those with dyslexia and dyscalculia are able to perform on a level playing field. Employers and educational institutions with require your to produce a full recent dyslexia diagnostic assessment are our dyslexia assessment centre. Employers, Student Finance England, the Department for Work and Pensions and Employment Tribunals all prefer that dyslexia assessments that are carried out by qualified chartered psychologists; they will not accept the results of self administered dyslexia screening tests as evidence of disability under the Equality Act 2010. You can download our free screening test here in order to determine whether you should book a full diagnostic assessment by clicking the following link. Free Dyslexia Screening Test: If your results are positive you can book a assessment by visiting our home page and downloading a booking pack.
We recommend reasonable adjustments in the work place and provide employees with reports to access funding from Access to Work. We also provide dyslexia assessments for employment tribunal disability discrimination claims. A full assessment will use a range of standardised tests to assess literacy, numeracy, language, memory and processing skills. The assessment will also test general language abilities, cognitive skills, and verbal reasoning. All these tests for adults and children will be administered and interpreted by a chartered psychologist specialising in dyslexia for a formal diagnosis of dyslexia, the full assessment will take around three hours. We produce high quality reports written in accordance with the Specific Learning Disability Working Group 2005/DfES Guidelines for the Assessment of specific learning disabilities in higher education as recommended by SpLD Assessments Standards Committee (SASC). Dyslexia is typically diagnosed by a chartered occupational psychologist, clinical psychologist or an educational psychologist. We are members of the British Dyslexia Association Click this link for more free information on diagnosing dyslexia
Dyspraxia Test: Please click the blue link for more information on diagnostic criteria. Dyspraxia is sometimes called Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) we typically use the Beery-Buktenica Developmental Test of Visual-Motor Integration as one of the tests to diagnose dyspraxia. The symptoms vary across individuals however, there is normally difficulty with coordination and fine motor movements. Some people find typing, ball games, tying shoelaces, riding a bicycle challenging. Dyspraxia sometimes occurs with other specific learning disabilities such as dyslexia.
Autism Assessments: autism experts we carry out autism diagnosis and support for adults and children suffering from autism including high functioning autism (Aspergers Syndrome) at our Autism Assessment Centre. We set up personalised programmes so that sufferers can participate fulling in education and employment. Assessment and diagnosis of autism is undertaken by a chartered psychologist using the gold standard assessment instruments such as the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2), the Diagnostic Interview for Social Communication (DISCO) and Autism Diagnostic Interview (ADI-R) this is supplemented by additional tests of autism spectrum disorders and intelligence. Recommendations for reasonable adjustments at work or placement at a particular educational establishment are then made with the assistance of tests such as the Adaptive Behaviour Assessment System (ABAS-3). In criminal proceedings our assessments consider the impact of autism on offending, sentencing and fitness to plead. More information on diaganosing autism can be found here.
Why not download a free screening test and return this to us by email this to us [email protected] for free scoring, if the results show that you and your family with are likely to have Autism you will need a face to face assessment with our chartered psychologists to confirm that diagnosis, download the screening test by clicking the following link: Free Autism Screening Test
ADHD testing: Our ADHD experts carry out assessments of ADHD for reasonable adjustments in education such as extra time, additional tutorial support and financial support (DSA) from Student Finance England . We respond to all enquiries within a day and provide comprehensive written reports including recommendations within 2 weeks of instruction. The diagnostic criteria for ADHD can be found here. We accept payment by credit card and cases funded by the Legal Aid Agency. Our psychologist will carry out the assessment in a non-threatening environment.
Screening for Developmental Delays and Emotional adjustment: we provide screening for developmental delays in social-emotional functioning, cognitive functioning, communication, adaptive behaviour (ability to cope with the environment) and physical development. The assessment process is helpful in determining eligibility for special education and planning support programmes. We also assist in identifying your child’s strengths and weaknesses early on in life. We test for emotional adjustment and the need for behavioural, educational or psychiatric treatment in children. Such tests often form part of the package of assessments that we carry out as part of our parenting assessments in family contact proceedings, in personal injury claims or in cases before a special educational needs tribunal.
Neuropsychological assessments: we bring extensive experience of carrying our neuropsychological assessments of individuals who may be born with neuropsychological impairments or who may have acquired them following a road traffic accident or traumatic injury. We work with solicitors to help determine cause of the injury and the likely impact on education, home life and employment. For more information on neuropsychological assessment click here or here for the type of neuropsychological tests used.
We work throughout the UK & USA.
UK: +44 (0) 208 200 0078 USA: +1 (347) 352-0051 Emergencies: +44 (0) 7071 200 344
Our head offices are located at: 180 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9HF
Email: [email protected]
We are a part of the Strategic Enterprise Group