Links and resources
Coloured overlays and reading rulers
Did you know that 1 in 4 people experience some distortion when looking at black text on white paper? This can be due to 'visual stress', known as Irlen Syndrome in the U.S.
Coloured exercise books and paper
Coloured paper can make it easier to read your own writing back to yourself
I've had the pleasure of visiting Arthur Hayes to discuss its visual stress service and can highly recommend the business for its service and welcome
Lawrence i-care, East Grinstead, West Sussex
I've had the pleasure of visiting Lawrence i-care and can highly recommend it for its optometry and colour therapy services
Looking for a behavioural optometrist in other areas?
Find a professional in your area to see if you or your child might benefit from coloured overlays, glasses with tinted lenses, etc. http://babo.co.uk/
Occupational therapy assessments for children of all ages
Jigsaw Occupational Therapy, Burgess Hill, West Sussex. A welcoming team of OTs who provide assessments and therapy sessions for a range of conditions. Other services include training and support to schools.
Autistic Spectrum Condition assessments for children and adults
Tree Tops, Chichester, West Sussex. Really lovely team of psychologists assessing for autism. Conducted in a autism-friendly environment and even with a specially trained autism dog to help children feel at ease.
Dyspraxia assessments for children
Find a private occupational therapist in your area
ADHD and Autistic Spectrum Conditions assessments
Learning Assessment and Neurocare Centre, Horsham, West Sussex offering private assessments for children and adults
Speech and language therapists
Looking for an independent speech and language therapist?
Want to read but find the words too challenging?
Barrington Stoke publishes books for children and adults where the theme is age-appropriate yet the words are kept deliberately simple. Also available to borrow at your library
Looking for private dyslexia tuition?
My services focus purely on assessing but tutors can be found on the PATOSS website