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DfE ends requirement for post-16 dyslexia assessements

The Department for Education has announced an assessment for a specific learning difficulty (which includes dyslexia) undertaken at any age will allow people with dyslexia to apply for support right through to higher education, ending the need for post-16 assessments from February 2019 for those applying for DSA.

AP Toolkit

Our existing AP Toolkit has now been enhanced by the publication of four, more substantial, resources addressing themes identified by APs on the CPD Programme. These can be accessed via the Foundation’s website.

CPD Programme

Three cohorts (68 APs) attended Day 3 of the programme in November. The overall ‘flavour’ of the day was one of reconnecting with cohort colleagues and exploring ‘Action and Empowerment’ in the AP role.