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Full Diagnostic Assessments for Dyslexia and Specific Learning Difficulties – Adults – Students – Children – Workplace.

School and workplace attendance included advice and support as to how to help and improve. Getting dyslexia testing can be daunting, we’re making that process as smooth as possible.

Passionate aftercare.

16yr Education Experience. 

Dyslexia Specialist

The First Step To Help You Achieve Your Full Potential

Is it worth getting tested for dyslexia?
 
If you have never enjoyed reading, read slowly, or struggle when reading aloud, you should be screened for dyslexia. Currently struggles at work. Difficulties with reading, spelling, writing, or speaking that currently impact your work may be signs of dyslexia.

How does it work?

Step 1 - Booking your Dyslexia testing

Book A Dyslexia Test

Fill out the simple appointment form on the right of this page, well contact you either by email or telephone to confirm your booking and ask for your home address. 

Alternatively you can give us a call to find book your home visit appointment on 01268 777729.

step 2 - your dyslexia test at home

Choose a date and time.

Your Dyslexia test will last for around 90 minutes.

Once your prescription has been determined, we’re able to offer tailor-made solutions. 

The client’s home is easily transformed into a consulting room, allowing our visiting Optometrist to perform a full and comprehensive dyslexia  test at home.

step 3 - if you need new glasses weve got you

Choosing your new Dyslexia glasses & Lenses

Glasses Delivered To Your Home Within 10 days

We are a team of dyslexia and dyspraxia experts specializing in assessment, training, and employment consultancy.

Always ensuring that you receive the best possible Dyslexia Assesment.

Appointments & Exams

Dyslexia Tests can be at a place to suit you
During the day, evenings & weekends
School, Home & Workplace

contact us by phone on 01268 777729 to find out more information.

Our mobile Optometrists

our opticians are and registered with the general optical council, college of optometrists & all relevant NHS primary care trusts (PCT’s) .

Best In Class Treatment & Professional Learning Difficulties. Call For A Free Chat Today.

Dyslexia testing for adults near me Frequently Asked Questions

Get in touch today with your local family run independent opticians.

Recently we have adapted our business to our main speciality which is dyslexia. 

Your doctor can give you a referral for further dyslexia testing by specialists use a variety of reading assessments and instruments, include:

Lindamood Test (for sound and phonetics), the Woodcock Johnson Achievement Battery, also the Grey Oral Reading Test among others to detect dyslexia in adults.

Everyone’s experience of dyslexia will be individual to them but there are common indicators.

A cluster of these indicators alongside abilities in other areas could suggest dyslexia, and should be investigated further.

Do you:

  • Confuse visually similar words such as cat and cot
  • Spell erratically
  • Find it hard to scan or skim text
  • Read/write slowly
  • Need to re-read paragraphs to understand them
  • Find it hard to listen and maintain focus
  • Find it hard to concentrate if there are distractions
  • Feel sensations of mental overload/switching off
  • Have difficulty telling left from right
  • Get confused when given several instructions at once
  • Have difficulty organising thoughts on paper
  • Often forget conversations or important dates
  • Have difficulty with personal organisation, time management and prioritising tasks
  • Avoid certain types of work or study
  • Find some tasks really easy but unexpectedly challenged by others
  • Have poor self-esteem, especially if dyslexic difficulties have not been identified in earlier life
Dyslexia Types
  • Phonological Dyslexia. This is the ‘type’ of dyslexia that people generally mean when they are talking about dyslexia. …
  • Surface Dyslexia. This is the ‘type’ of dyslexia where a student has difficulty remembering whole words by sight. …
  • Double Deficit Dyslexia. …
  • Visual Dyslexia. …
  • Other Dyslexias.
But dyslexia often continues into adulthood. Some children with dyslexia are not diagnosed until they reach adulthood, while some diagnosed adults find that their symptoms change as they age.
 Most have average to above average IQs, and just like the general population, some have superior to very superior scores.
In fact, despite reading ability, people who have dyslexia can have a range of intellectual ability.
qualified Dyslexia testing for adults in london & Essex.
Book Your Dyslexia test Appointment

The First Step To Help You Achieve Your Full Potential. Call Today To Book Your Assessment.

One of the select number of opticians in the UK to have the latest technology in Dyslexia testing & detection.

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Our team of specialist mobile opticians can come to those who can’t visit us in-store unaccompanied due to a physical or mental illness or disability.


In order to be eligible for a home visit, you or someone you know might:

  • have a condition that stops you from leaving your home unaccompanied due to poor health, or

  • be living with a diagnosed mental health condition that prevents you from leaving your home without the assistance of another person, or

  • be housebound or bedbound due to a physical disability


What do we mean by a physical or mental illness?


There are many conditions and reasons why someone might not able to leave their home unaccompanied. It’s best to talk to us about your situation so we can determine if you do meet the criteria, but to try and help make it a little clearer, here are a few examples. 


Conditions may include (but aren’t limited to):

  • Cognitive impairment
  • Dementia
  • Severe arthritis
  • A diagnosed mental illness
  • A condition that affects your mobility
  • A condition that affects your short term memory
  • An illness that requires constant medication (for example, oxygen)
  • A temporary medical reason prohibiting you from leaving your home (such as vertigo)
  • A temporary illness that prevents a person from leaving the home unaccompanied
  • A medical professional has advised you not to leave home without help

Whatever the reason is, if you or someone you know can’t leave the home without the assistance of another person, then get in touch to find out if you’re eligible to have a home eye test.


Who qualifies for a free home eye test?


Those who have a physical or mental illness which prevent you from leaving your home unaccompanied.

Those who are eligible for free NHS-funded eye tests by checking the criteria below.

The majority of our customers qualify for a free NHS-funded eye test. 


See if you do by checking if you meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Aged 60 or over
  • Registered as partially sighted or blind
  • Diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma
  • Considered to be at risk of glaucoma, as advised by an optician
  • Aged 40 or over and have a family member diagnosed with glaucoma, or have a family history of glaucoma
  • Receiving benefit*
  • Entitled to, or named on, a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate
  • Named on a valid NHS HC2 certificate (full help). Those named on an NHS HC3 certificate (partial help) may also get help with the cost of a private eye test
  • Eligible for an NHS Complex Lens Voucher (your optician will advise on the entitlement)


*You’re also entitled if you or your partner (including civil partner) receive, or you’re under the age of 20 and the dependant of someone receiving: Income Support, Income-related Employment, and Support Allowance, Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, Pension Credit Guarantee Credit.

Our team of specialist mobile opticians can come to those who can’t visit us in store unaccompanied due to a physical or mental illness or disability.

In order to be eligible for a home visit, you or someone you know might:

  • have a condition that stops you from leaving your home unaccompanied due to poor health, or

  • be living with a diagnosed mental health condition that prevents you from leaving your home without the assistance of another person, or

  • be housebound or bedbound due to a physical disability

What do we mean by a physical or mental illness?

There are many conditions and reasons why someone might not able to leave their home unaccompanied. It’s best to talk to us about your situation so we can determine if you do meet the criteria, but to try and help make it a little clearer, here are a few examples. Conditions may include (but aren’t limited to):

  • Cognitive impairment
  • Dementia
  • Severe arthritis
  • A diagnosed mental illness
  • A condition that affects your mobility
  • A condition that affects your short term memory
  • An illness that requires constant medication (for example, oxygen)
  • A temporary medical reason prohibiting you from leaving your home (such as vertigo)
  • A temporary illness that prevents a person from leaving the home unaccompanied
  • A medical professional has advised you not to leave home without help

Whatever the reason is, if you or someone you know can’t leave the home without the assistance of another person, then get in touch to find out if you’re eligible to have a home eye test.

Who qualifies for a free home eye test?

Those who have a physical or mental illness which prevents you from leaving your home unaccompanied.

Those who are eligible for free NHS-funded eye test by checking the criteria below.

The majority of our customers qualify for a free NHS-funded eye test. See if you do by checking if you meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Aged 60 or over
  • Registered as partially sighted or blind
  • Diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma
  • Considered to be at risk of glaucoma, as advised by an optician
  • Aged 40 or over and have a family member diagnosed with glaucoma, or have a family history of glaucoma
  • Receiving benefit*
  • Entitled to, or named on, a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate
  • Named on a valid NHS HC2 certificate (full help). Those named on an NHS HC3 certificate (partial help) may also get help with the cost of a private eye test
  • Eligible for an NHS Complex Lens Voucher (your optician will advise on the entitlement)

*You’re also entitled if you or your partner (including civil partner) receive, or you’re under the age of 20 and the dependant of someone receiving: Income Support, Income-related Employment and Support Allowance, Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, Pension Credit Guarantee Credit.

Who does not qualify for our home visit service?

No matter what condition you have, if you are physically able to leave your home on your own without needing help or assistance of another person, you will not qualify for a free NHS-funded home eye test.

We are also unable to visit patients in hospital.