PROFESSIONAL DYSLEXIA AND DYSCALCULIA SERVICE (PART OF CNDS)
Professional Dyslexia and Dyscalculia Service

Professional Dyslexia and Dyscalculia Service (Part of CNDS)

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Who are we?

  • Specialist dyslexia teachers with extensive experience of working in primary and secondary schools
  • All team members have nationally approved postgraduate qualifications in the field of SpLD (Specific Learning Difficulties)
  • Provide support and training to staff working with children and young people with SpLDs
  • All team members regularly update their knowledge in a range of SpLDs
  • The service works to the current: Assess Plan Do Review model and provides support at any stage of the cycle
  • All team members hold a current enhanced DBS check
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Why assess for Specific Learning Difficulties?

  • recognised under the Equality Act 2010
  • exclusion rate is 5 times higher for secondary school pupils with literacy needs
  • 6% of population has specific mathematical difficulties
  • 1 in 6 people in the UK struggle with literacy, with their level being below that expected of an 11 year old
  • specific learning difficulties tend to run in families
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Why choose us?

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Terms and Conditions

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Annual contracts and other packages

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Ad-hoc support and other services

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Complex Needs and Dyslexia Service

Link to our information and support pages
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Initial Consultation meeting with the SENCo to:
  • discuss the options for support
  • discuss particular pupils
  • plan dates for support
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This section is currently being updated
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These forms are for schools who purchased the support package from PDDS. Your allocated specialist teacher will explain the forms in detail during the Initial Consultation meeting.
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