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Membership Types

Full Member (£75 p/a)

SpLD Level 7 Qualified: For individuals who hold a specialist qualification in teaching and assessment of people with Specific Learning Difficulties. These individuals are qualified to provide diagnostic assessment and teach people with Specific Learning Difficulties

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  • PPM Name Suffix
  • Tutor & Assessor Listing
  • Members E-Newsletter
  • Patoss bulletin
  • Professional Advice Helpline
  • Legal Helpline
  • Local Groups
  • Patoss Voting Rights
  • Specialist Resources: Free and Discounted
  • Indeminity Insurance: £21.25 admin fee, £84.00 typical cover payable to AJG.
  • Personal DBS Check: £75 fee
  • Assessment Practicing Certificate (APC): £180 fee:
  • Day Training: Discount of £30 for full day, £15 for half day
  • Mentoring: £350 fee
  • Conference: Discount of £30
  • Forum: £30pa
  • Teaching Practising Certificate (TPC): £60 fee

Associate Member (£75 p/a)

SpLD Level 5 Qualified: For individuals who hold a specialist qualification in teaching of people with Specific Learning Difficulties. These individuals are qualified to teach and assess for establishing and reviewing a teaching programme for people with Specific Learning Difficulties.

Apply

  • PPM Name Suffix
  • Tutor & Assessor Listing
  • Members E-Newsletter
  • Patoss bulletin
  • Professional Advice Helpline
  • Legal Helpline
  • Local Groups
  • Specialist Resources: Free and Discounted
  • Indeminity Insurance: £21.25 admin fee, £84.00 typical cover payable to AJG.
  • Personal DBS Check: £75 fee
  • Day Training: Discount of £30 for full day, £15 for half day.
  • Mentoring: £350 fee
  • Conference: Discount of £30
  • Forum: £30pa
  • Teaching Practising Certificate (TPC): £60 fee

Affliate Professional Member (£75 p/a)

Practitioner Psychologist: Individuals who have an allied professional qualification (not SpLD) and have a professional involvement in Specific Learning Difficulties. Qualification is approved, by the Patoss Board of Directors.

Apply

  • PPM Name Suffix
  • Tutor & Assessor Listing
  • Members E-Newsletter
  • Patoss bulletin
  • Professional Advice Helpline
  • Legal Helpline
  • Local Groups
  • Specialist Resources: Free and Discounted
  • Day Training: Discount of £30 for full day, £15 for half day.
  • Mentoring: £350 fee
  • Conference: Discount of £30
  • Forum: £30pa

Supporting Member (£55 p/a)

Educators and Parents: Individuals who do not have a specific learning difficulty (SpLD) or allied qualification but do have an interest in SpLD and wish to support the aims and activities of Patoss.

Apply

  • Members E-Newsletter
  • Patoss bulletin
  • Professional Advice Helpline
  • Legal Helpline
  • Local Groups
  • Specialist Resources: Free and Discounted
  • Day Training: Discount of £30 for full day, £15 for half day
  • Mentoring: £350 fee
  • Conference: Discount of £30
  • Forum: £30pa
  • Teaching Practising Certificate (TPC): £60 fee
  • AAA Blended Learning: £30 discount

Student Member (£50 p/a)

Student in SpLD Qualification: Individuals who are registered students on a course leading to a specialist qualification in Specific learning difficulties (SpLD) and is an approved course, by the Patoss Board of Directors.

Apply

  • Members E-Newsletter
  • Patoss bulletin
  • Professional Advice Helpline
  • Legal Helpline
  • Local Groups
  • Specialist Resources: Free and Discounted
  • Day Training: Discount of £30 full day, £15 of half day
  • Mentoring: £350 fee
  • Conference: Discount of £30
  • Forum: £30pa
  • AAA Blended Learning: Discount of £30

Organisation Member (£165 p/a)

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Education Establishment: Schools, Colleges, Universities, Dyslexia Associations and other organisations acceptable to the Patoss Board of Directors.

  • Members E-Newsletter
  • Patoss bulletin
  • Professional Advice Helpline
  • Specialist Resources: Free and Discounted
  • Day Training: Discount of £30 full day, £15 half day discount on 2 bookings per event
  • Conference: Discount of £30 on multiple bookings
  • AAA Blended Learning: Discount of £30 on multiple bookings

Retired Member (£40 p/a)

Retired SpLD Specialist: For retired Patoss Professional members, who are no longer practicing but would like to keep abreast of current issues and/or continue to access their professional indemnity insurance which would cover them against historic claims.

  • Members E-Newsletter
  • Patoss bulletin
  • Professional Advice Helpline
  • Legal Helpline
  • Local Groups
  • Specialist Resources: Free and discounted
  • Indeminity Insurance: £21.25 admin fee £54.00 typical cover payable to AJG
  • Day Training: Discount of £30 full day, £15 for half day
  • Conference: Discount of £30
  • Forum: £30pa

Full

Specialist teacher/assessor qualified

£75 p/a

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For individuals who hold a specialist qualification in teaching and assessment of people with Specific Learning Difficulties. These individuals are qualified to provide diagnostic assessment and teach people with Specific Learning Difficulties

Included:

  • Use of ‘PPM’ name suffix

    Use of the PPM suffix and logo on correspondence or marketing materials to identify the holder as a "Patoss Professional member"

  • Tutor & assessor listing

    Option to be included in one of the best online search indexes of specialist Tutors & Assessors in the UK

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  • Members e-newsletter

    Access to the latest and archived Patoss E-Newsletters

  • Patoss Bulletin

    An educational professional journal issued twice a year in hard copy.

  • Professional advice helpline

    Access to a free electronic helpline to answer all general SpLD queries.

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  • Legal helpline

    A legal advice line for support and advice on legal matters relating to your work.

  • Local groups

    Access to Patoss Local Group network.

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  • Patoss voting rights

    Voting rights for items raised at the Patoss annual general meeting.

  • Specialist resources

    An assortment of valuable training materials and resources.

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Access or discounts to:

  • Indemnity Insurance

    Access to Professional Indemnity Insurance Scheme, providing cover for independent practitioners

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  • Personal DBS check

    Access to a DBS check, supported by CareCheck.

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  • Assessment Practising Certificate (APC)

    An APC is an assurance of commitment and training and is essential when assessing post 16 learners for Disabled Student Allowances.

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  • Teaching Practising Certificate (TPC)

    A TPC is an assurance of commitment and training and holding a TPC underpins professional practice to meet the Non-Medical Helpers’ quality assurance.

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  • Patoss CPD Day Training

    Access to full or half day CPD and SASC training events.

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  • Conference

    An annual conference providing a variety of training and networking opportunities.

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  • Mentoring

    Personalised mentoring for assessment and report writing (5 hours SASC authorised CPD).

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  • Forum

    A platform to support network and discuss a range of professional issues

    View More

Associate

Specialist teacher qualified

£75 p/a

Apply

For individuals who hold a specialist qualification in teaching of people with Specific Learning Difficulties. These individuals are qualified to teach and assess for establishing and reviewing a teaching programme for people with Specific Learning Difficulties.

Included:

  • Use of ‘PPM’ name suffix

    Use of the PPM suffix and logo on correspondence or marketing materials to identify the holder as a "Patoss Professional member"

  • Tutor & assessor listing

    Option to be included in one of the best online search indexes of specialist Tutors & Assessors in the UK

    View More

  • Members e-newsletter

    Access to the latest and archived Patoss E-Newsletters

  • Patoss Bulletin

    An educational professional journal issued twice a year in hard copy.

  • Professional advice helpline

    Access to a free electronic helpline to answer all general SpLD queries.

    View More

  • Legal helpline

    A legal advice line for support and advice on legal matters relating to your work.

  • Local groups

    Access to Patoss Local Group network.

    View More

  • Specialist resources

    An assortment of valuable training materials and resources.

    View More

Access or discounts to:

  • Indemnity Insurance

    Access to Professional Indemnity Insurance Scheme, providing cover for independent practitioners

    View More

  • Personal DBS check

    Access to a DBS check, supported by CareCheck.

    View More

  • Teaching Practising Certificate (TPC)

    A TPC is an assurance of commitment and training and holding a TPC underpins professional practice to meet the Non-Medical Helpers’ quality assurance.

    View More

  • Patoss CPD Day Training

    Access to full or half day CPD and SASC training events.

    View More

  • Conference

    An annual conference providing a variety of training and networking opportunities.

    View More

  • Mentoring

    Personalised mentoring for assessment and report writing (5 hours SASC authorised CPD).

    View More

  • Forum

    A platform to support network and discuss a range of professional issues

    View More

Affiliate Professional

Practitioner Psychologist

£75 p/a

Apply

Individuals who have an allied professional qualification (not SpLD) and have a professional involvement in Specific Learning Difficulties. Qualification is approved by the Patoss Board of Directors.

Included:

  • Use of ‘PPM’ name suffix

    Use of the PPM suffix and logo on correspondence or marketing materials to identify the holder as a "Patoss Professional member"

  • Tutor & assessor listing

    Option to be included in one of the best online search indexes of specialist Tutors & Assessors in the UK

    View More

  • Members e-newsletter

    Access to the latest and archived Patoss E-Newsletters

  • Patoss Bulletin

    An educational professional journal issued twice a year in hard copy.

  • Professional advice helpline

    Access to a free electronic helpline to answer all general SpLD queries.

    View More

  • Legal helpline

    A legal advice line for support and advice on legal matters relating to your work.

  • Local groups

    Access to Patoss Local Group network.

    View More

  • Specialist resources

    An assortment of valuable training materials and resources.

    View More

Access or discounts to:

  • Patoss CPD Day Training

    Access to full or half day CPD and SASC training events.

    View More

  • Conference

    An annual conference providing a variety of training and networking opportunities.

    View More

  • Mentoring

    Personalised mentoring for assessment and report writing (5 hours SASC authorised CPD).

    View More

  • Forum

    A platform to support network and discuss a range of professional issues

    View More

Affiliate Member

Educators

£65 p/a

Apply

Individuals who have completed one of the Patoss SpLD based qualifications which leads to Affiliate Membership.

Included:

  • Members e-newsletter

    Access to the latest and archived Patoss E-Newsletters

  • Patoss Bulletin

    An educational professional journal issued twice a year in hard copy.

  • Professional advice helpline

    Access to a free electronic helpline to answer all general SpLD queries.

    View More

  • Legal helpline

    A legal advice line for support and advice on legal matters relating to your work.

  • Local group

    Access to Patoss Local Group network.

  • Specialist resources

    An assortment of valuable training materials and resources.

    View More

Access or discounts to:

  • Patoss CPD Day Training

    Access to full or half day CPD and SASC training events.

    View More

  • Conference

    An annual conference providing a variety of training and networking opportunities.

    View More

  • Mentoring

    Personalised mentoring for assessment and report writing (5 hours SASC authorised CPD).

    View More

  • Forum

    A platform to support network and discuss a range of professional issues

    View More

Student

Student enrolled on SpLD Qualification

£50 p/a

Apply

Individuals who are students on a course leading to a specialist qualification in specific learning difficulties (SpLD) approved by the Patoss Board of Directors.

Included:

  • Members e-newsletter

    Access to the latest and archived Patoss E-Newsletters

  • Patoss Bulletin

    An educational professional journal issued twice a year in hard copy.

  • Professional advice helpline

    Access to a free electronic helpline to answer all general SpLD queries.

    View More

  • Legal helpline

    A legal advice line for support and advice on legal matters relating to your work.

  • Local groups

    Access to Patoss Local Group network.

    View More

  • Specialist resources

    An assortment of valuable training materials and resources.

    View More

Access or discounts to:

  • Patoss CPD Day Training

    Access to full or half day CPD and SASC training events.

    View More

  • Conference

    An annual conference providing a variety of training and networking opportunities.

    View More

  • Mentoring

    Personalised mentoring for assessment and report writing (5 hours SASC authorised CPD).

    View More

  • Forum

    A platform to support network and discuss a range of professional issues

    View More

  • AAA Blended Learning

    Assessing for Access Arrangements qualification meeting the updated JCQ requirements.

    View More

Supporting

Parents/Support Professionals

£55 p/a

Apply

Individuals who do not have a specific learning difficulty (SpLD) or allied qualification but do have an interest in SpLD and wish to support the aims and activities of Patoss.

Included:

  • Members e-newsletter

    Access to the latest and archived Patoss E-Newsletters

  • Patoss Bulletin

    An educational professional journal issued twice a year in hard copy.

  • Professional advice helpline

    Access to a free electronic helpline to answer all general SpLD queries.

    View More

  • Legal helpline

    A legal advice line for support and advice on legal matters relating to your work.

  • Local groups

    Access to Patoss Local Group network.

    View More

  • Specialist resources

    An assortment of valuable training materials and resources.

    View More

Access or discounts to:

  • Teaching Practising Certificate (TPC)

  • A TPC is an assurance of commitment and training and holding a TPC underpins professional practice to meet the Non-Medical Helpers’ quality assurance.

  • View More

  • Patoss CPD Day Training

    Access to full or half day CPD and SASC training events.

    View More

  • Conference

    An annual conference providing a variety of training and networking opportunities.

    View More

  • Mentoring

    Personalised mentoring for assessment and report writing (5 hours SASC authorised CPD).

    View More

  • Forum

    A platform to support network and discuss a range of professional issues

    View More

  • AAA Blended Learning

    Assessing for Access Arrangements qualification meeting the updated JCQ requirements.

    View More

Organisation

Education Establishment

£165 p/a

Apply

Schools, Colleges, Universities, Dyslexia Associations and other organisations acceptable to the Patoss Board of Directors.

Included:

  • Members e-newsletter

    Access to the latest and archived Patoss E-Newsletters

  • Patoss Bulletin

    An educational professional journal issued twice a year in hard copy.

  • Professional advice helpline

    Access to a free electronic helpline to answer all general SpLD queries.

    View More

  • Specialist resources

    An assortment of valuable training materials and resources.

    View More

Access or discounts to:

  • Patoss CPD Day Training

    Access to full or half day CPD and SASC training events.

    View More

  • Conference

    An annual conference providing a variety of training and networking opportunities.

    View More

  • AAA Blended Learning

    Assessing for Access Arrangements qualification meeting the updated JCQ requirements.

    View More

Retired

For Retired Patoss Members

£40 p/a

For retired Patoss Professional members, who are no longer practising but would like to keep abreast of current issues and/or continue to access their professional indemnity insurance which would cover them against historic claims.

Included:

  • Members e-newsletter

    Access to the latest and archived Patoss E-Newsletters

  • Patoss Bulletin

    An educational professional journal issued twice a year in hard copy.

  • Professional advice helpline

    Access to a free electronic helpline to answer all general SpLD queries.

    View More

  • Legal helpline

    A legal advice line for support and advice on legal matters relating to your work.

  • Local groups

    Access to Patoss Local Group network.

    View More

  • Specialist resources

    An assortment of valuable training materials and resources.

    View More

Access or discounts to:

  • Indemnity Insurance

    Access to Professional Indemnity Insurance Scheme, providing cover for independent practitioners

    View More

  • View More

  • Patoss CPD Day Training

    Access to full or half day CPD and SASC training events.

    View More

  • Conference

    An annual conference providing a variety of training and networking opportunities.

    View More

  • Forum

    A platform to support network and discuss a range of professional issues

    View More