Dyslexia Checklists from the British Dyslexia Association



There are lots of free, professionally developed resources available from the British Dyslexia Association including assessment tools and checklists.  Parents and professionals find them helpful.

Checklists for learners

Checklists can’t tell you whether a learner is dyslexic. They are useful because they outline your learner’s strengths and weaknesses, and can help to inform a supportive teaching strategy.

Understanding Neurodiversity: A Guide to SpLD (2nd edition)

Appropriate support should be put in place as soon as a need is identified. A formal diagnosis is not required for support in the classroom. However, a formal diagnosis would help to give a clearer picture of your learner’s areas of strength and weakness.