Dyslexia and Development Assessment Unit (DDAU)

Based in the Aston Brain Centre, the Aston University Dyslexia and Development Assessment Unit provides a range of screenings and assessments for both adults and children.

Assessments for specific learning difficulties and associated conditions are carried out by our specialistteamof qualified Psychologists.  Both the length of assessment and the measures used will be tailored for you and according to your needs. 

Full assessment for specific literacy difficulties (Dyslexia)

This assessment of literacy difficulties (dyslexia) involves the administration of tests of cognitive ability (WAIS-III or WISC-IV, BAS3, WIAT II and WIAT III, WASI as appropriate), together with age appropriate measures of spelling, writing, reading and reading comprehension. Further diagnostic tests can also be administered. Testing usually takes 3-4 hours and is conducted by a chartered educational psychologist. A full written report is provided 4 – 6 weeks following the assessment. The cost for this assessment and associated report is £425.

Achenbach System of Empirically Based Assessment (ASEBA)

ASEBA products  offer a comprehensive approach to assessing adaptive and maladaptive functioning, clearly documenting clients' behaviour in terms of both quantitative scores and their subjective descriptions. They are available to  suitably qualified professionals -  Aston University is the UK's only licensed distributor of ASEBA products.

Contact us

To book an appointment or to discuss your needs, please contact Liz Byrne or Sarah Paris on 0121 204 3882.   This number also receives voicemail to enable us to respond to you within 24 hours.  How to find us.