Patoss Conference 2019

After this year’s successful conference, we are excited to announce our Keynote Speaker for the 2019 Patoss conference will be Professor Dorothy Bishop. …


A brief history of dyslexia and the role women played in getting it recognised

Dyslexia affects up to one in 10, but until recently it was thought to be a pseudomedical diagnosis used by parents to explain their children’s poor performance in reading During a period when women were largely excluded from formal politica…


AAA Going from Strength to Strength

Last year saw the introduction of the Patoss postgraduate AAA course, designed and developed by Patoss. The AAA course, or Assessing for Access Arrangements to give its full title, is the first in-house qualification that Patoss has provided.  …


Dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia: the gains for employers

Why ‘neurodiversity’ helps make a better team John Levell, an executive director at EY in London, has a reputation among his fellow consultants as a creative thinker and problem solver. But though he can visualise a product in 3D before …


Patoss Q&A’s by TeachPrimary & TeachSecondary

Teachwire the publishing house behind TeachPrimary and TeachSecondary publications ran a short Q&A feature on Patoss, for their March editions, just in time for the Education Show. Here is what they ran: Why is there a need for an association li…


Featured Q&A in SENCo Magazine

Patoss provided brief answers to the topic of "Supporting SENCos" in the February 2017 SENCo Magazine What barriers to learning do dyslexia and other specific learning difficulties (SpLD) present in the classroom? Learners may present with varied ch…

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