PATOSS is the Professional Association of Teachers of Students with Specific learning difficulties, for all those concerned with the teaching and support of pupils with specific learning difficulties, for example: dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia and ADHD. Their mission is to help people with specific learning difficulties succeed in their education and workplace by nourishing the professionals who teach, assess and support them. They are a non-profit company limited by guarantee.
PATOSS have developed a checklist of characteristics which identifies areas that a child may need support with at school. It has sections for different ages, Early Years, Primary and Secondary. It is a useful tool for teachers and teaching assistants to use to inform the Assess, Plan, Do, Review cycle. The combined checklist is available in either paper copy or online.
Who to contact
- Contact Name
- PATOSS website
- Service is Free
- Resources can be downloaded free, once registered.