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SpLD APC awarding bodies

Specialist Teachers

There are currently 3 awarding bodies for SpLD Assessment Practising Certificates for specialist teachers.

Assessment Practising Certificates have a currency of 3 years. After that time practitioners need to update their Certificates by providing evidence of relevant CPD.

Each professional body has its own systems for awarding practising certificates and maintaining skills and knowlege through continuing professional development to keep practice up-to-date. The process is overseen by SASC for quality assurance.


The Dyslexia Guild

10 High Street
TW20 9EA
Tel 01784 222304
Dyslexia Action Website

British Dyslexia Association

Unit 8, Bracknell Beeches

Old Bracknell Lane

Bracknell RG12 7BW

BDA website



PO Box 10
Evesham, Worcs
WR11 1ZW
Tel 01386 712650
Patoss Website









Visit their websites for information on their requirements for obtaining an SpLD Assessment Practising Certificate. Professional Bodies seeking approval to issue practising certificates should apply to SASC.

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Modified: 30/06/2015