Become an assessor

Information on how to join the Dyslexia Scotland Assessor List.

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Do you have the skills to assess children and/or adults for SpLD/Dyslexia?

Would you be interested in joining Dyslexia Scotland's list of recommended Assessors?

In 2020, 58% of enquiries to Dyslexia Scotland's Helpline were from people asking for an assessment to identify whether the challenges they were experiencing could be dyslexia or another type of SpLD. 

If you think you have suitable qualifications, experience and knowledge in assessing people and would be interested in joining Dyslexia Scotland's list of recommended assessors, in the first instance, please take a look at Dyslexia Scotland's criteria.  If you meet the criteria expected and would like to join our list, contact Sharon on (01786) 435 120 or email [email protected]

Would you like to train to become an assessor?

If you don't meet the criteria detailed above and want to find out how you could train to become an assessor, please contact one of the professional bodies below:

Are you an assessor but are looking for advice e.g. COVID-19 and what that means for you?

  • Please contact your professional body if your questions are related to how you carry out assessments.
  • Contact the Scottish Government if you require advice about Covid-19 and how it might affect the services you provide.