First and foremost PDC aim to help all individuals with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs) including Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Autism and ADHD, thrive and reach their potential in education and work. We provide free screening, assessments for dyslexia, advice, guidance and tutoring services.
All our work is based on building close strong relationships with our clients.
Over the years PDC have developed to facilitate a full range services designed to help and assist you with the challenges you are facing.
We understand that your needs change depending on what age you are and also what other objectives you have - whether you be a parent, a young person or an employer - we offer friendly advice from the outset, providing appropriate services to screen, test, support and council you through the diagnosis right through to providing you with the special needs support to understand and adapt to best overcome those moments that can often lead to feelings of isolation and anxiety.
The processes and procedures involved with access to work are also one of PDC's prime areas of expertise and we work to provide the support you require to go through the formalities and also provide an extensive range of services in relation to needs assessments and can provide full advice about how the funding will be allocated between the employee and the employer. WE have further extended these services to provide consultation and workshops to the workplace and provide helpful charts and understanding of the stages of support required for those with needs in the workplace.
All our staff are specially trained and experienced in working in the
field of special needs support.
Our trainers and assessors are all qualified in performing
Diagnostic Assessments, coaching and mentoring people with Specific
They hold current Assessor Practising Certificates (APC) and are members of professional bodies (PATOSS and ADSHE), hold current DBS certificates and professional liability insurance. Staff have at least five years experience and undergo regular training on support methods, professional standards and Assistive Technology programs. This allows us to provide the best service for our clients and fully support a range of special needs.