Dyslexia Test centre offers REMOTE/ONLINE dyslexia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia and dysgraphia assessments by APC qualified, Professional Dyslexia Assessor Specialists. Therefore, children and adults get the help they need from the comfort of their own homes, university, schools or workplace ANYWHERE in the world. We also offer face-to-face assessments in the comfort of our Tenterden office.

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Why Choose Us?

We are a committed duo with over a dozen qualifications between us and over 40 years’ experience! We are both enhanced DBS checked. We analyse the cognitive profile and offer bespoke recommendations using a holistic approach, looking beyond literacy by using a range of assessments and sensory profiling. You will be welcomed with an open, nurturing, friendly manner. As mothers and teachers, we understand the need to get the right support for you or your child. We hope that now you have found us… your worries are over! We will provide a full diagnostic or assessment report on the academic and holistic strengths and challenges of you or your child. We look forward to meeting you!

Jeanette and Helen

Why book an assessment?

Booking an assessment with us will give you many benefits. All the assessments we offer help profile strengths and weaknesses. You will be given bespoke interventions (by qualified professionals with a wealth of experience), that will help you or your child to thrive in any educational settings or workplace. We assess from the ages of 7 to 85 years of age.

Our diagnostic or assessments report (carried out by a qualified APC holder) confirm whether or not an individual has dyslexia or other specific learning difficulties. If dyslexia is confirmed, it will provide diagnosis which lasts a lifetime. The report will also provide a clearer picture of the person’s strengths and weaknesses and their individual cognitive profile.

There are many reasons why you may decide to have an assessment to find out whether you, or your child has dyslexia or a SpLD. Some of the most common reasons are:

There are many reasons why you may decide to have an assessment to find out whether you, or your child has dyslexia or a SpLD. Some of the most common reasons are:


It can help parents to understand their child’s difficulties and know how best to help them at home, or be able to ask for more targeted support within the education system.


It can be used to support an application for Exam Access Arrangements. E.g Allowing extra time in exams, the use of a laptop, individual exam room, scribe etc.


Students in higher education will need an assessment in order to apply for Disabled Students Allowance (DSA). This will entitle them to apply for financial support whilst in higher education.


Some Employers find an assessment useful in order to make appropriate reasonable adjustments in the workplace.

Helen Walker

Helen Walker

BSc (Hons), PGCE, Specialist Teacher SpLD Level 7, SpLD APC and have Patoss membership. I am a professional assessor of Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) with an Assessment Practising Certificate (APC). I am also a member of the Dyslexia Guild (MDG).

I graduated from Kings College London in 2002 with a 2:1 in Biomedical Sciences, and have been a qualified secondary school science teacher since 2004. I have spent a number of years teaching pupils in state comprehensive schools how to read in order to enable them to access their science classwork. This would often involve me adapting the content to help those struggling students access it, so that reasonable adjustments were made. Throughout my teaching career, I have been disheartened to see how so many children would enter secondary school virtually unable to read. I myself struggled with reading at school, and I would often try to help less able pupils by teaching them some of my own coping strategies. In order to balance work with looking after my four young children, I left school teaching in 2012, and started to tutor children for the 11 plus, GCSE and remedial maths and Science. Over the next 10 years (my youngest child is now 10), I tutored hundreds of children to academic success, and correctly diagnosed more than 30 students with literacy issues, all of whom were eventually officially diagnosed as dyslexic. My passion for helping children resulted in my training to be a specialist assessor and a SpLD level 7 specialist teacher. I want to help both children and adults to succeed at school, college, university and in the work place. A good education is key to so many things, and I firmly believe that, once we understand our strengths and challenges, we can unlock the door to a more fulfilling and successful learning experience. This is why a thorough assessment and full diagnostic report is so beneficial, and can represent the first step on the journey to unleashing our full potential.

Jeanette Butterworth

Jeanette Butterworth

BEd, MA Deaf Education, National Qualification for Head teachers (NPQH), PG.Dip Specialist Teacher, PGCert SENCO, SpLD APC, MDG, BSL Interpreter, The Listening Program and Movement Program Provider. I am a Specialist Assessor for dyslexia and reports. I have an Assessment Practising Certificate and am a Member of Dyslexia Guild.

I have over 25 years experience working with children with additional needs in primary, secondary, special school and other specialist settings. Originally, I trained as a BSL interpreter and then changed my degree to a B.Ed. I trained as an English teacher and taught in both primary and secondary schools. Eventually, I trained as a Teacher of the Deaf. Teaching Deaf children to read is a real challenge as they often present as dyslexic learners. After 15 years, teaching reception to sixth form, I moved to a SENCo position at a large secondary school, with a Resourced Provision for Autism. During the 8 years leading on whole school SEND I completed the National Qualification for Head Teachers to develop and support my whole school leadership skills; being a visible leader in SEND, safeguarding and Positive Behaviour, Intervention and Support (PBIS), alongside leading the Autism Provision. My passion is language and accessibility to learning. This gave me the opportunity to produce and analyse bespoke therapeutic and academic interventions, administer SEND reviews for other schools and provide advice and support to voluntary support groups. I then took up a position with a Local Authority leading on the Resourced Provisions across the City for ASD and SEMH provisions. Therefore, I have a wealth of experience at all key stages-in the classroom and at Local Authority level and am extremely passionate about a child centred approach and supporting independence of young people.

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