Dyslexia Consultancy Malvern produces resources relating to adults with Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Attention Deficit Disorder and Dyscalculia.

It also offers consultancy, training and resources for professionals. Areas of specialism are the justice/criminal justice sector and employment.

Prison staff are directed to a series of eight booklets, with the overall title Specific Learning Difficulties in Prisons. These take account of the 2019 prison reforms.

For assessments (children, students or adults) contact Patoss which maintains a database of accredited assessors, listed county by county.

Check out the Visual Stress section of this website to locate the appropriate checklist and find referral information.

Dyslexia Consultancy Malvern is part of DAN – the Dyslexia Adult Network.
See an example of DAN's Network News.

We took part in the Westminster AchieveAbility Commission (WAC) on Dyslexia and Recruitment which has produced its final report: Opening Doors to Employment.

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Dyslexia Consultancy Malvern works with associates in related areas and can provide referrals to local/national specialists and appropriate organisations.

Dyslexia Consultancy Malvern has created a resource library of information sheets, briefing papers, checklists and documents. Further resources are also recommended.


Checklists are used to screen for various SpLDs. They reflect the contexts of school, higher education and basic literacy.

Where screening indicates the likelihood of an SpLD, assessments can tie down problem areas, identify strengths and make recommendations.

Visual Stress
Visual stress impedes the reading process. Checklists, comprehensive information and appropriate referrals are provided.


2015: The Vulnerability of Adults with Dyslexia/SpLDs in Police Custody briefing notes presented to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Dyslexia/SpLDs on December 1st 2015

For court-users Coping with Courts & Tribunals
Chapters include police custody, legal aid and sources of advice, bankruptcy proceedings, jury service and alternative approaches to resolving disputes. Always check GOV.UK for the latest official information.

The Good Practice Guide for Justice Professionals highlights the challenges arising out of Specific Learning Difficulties and shows how they can be accommodated.

Disability Provisions
People with Specific Learning Differences have certain entitlements in work, education and as a consumer. They can be greatly disadvantaged in their dealings with the justice system and need to know about disability provisions and accommodations.

Good Practice
Dyslexia Consultancy Malvern is at the forefront of groundbreaking work across the justice system to promote good practice. Guides are available for justice professionals and for people facing court or tribunal hearings.