The Association of Dyslexia Specialists in Higher Education

Including allied professionals, such as specialist assessors, assistive technology trainers and disability advisors

ADSHE, The Association of Dyslexia Specialists in Higher Education, is the professional association of and for specialists who work in Higher Education. It was founded in 2001 and aims to promote and disseminate knowledge on all aspects of neurodivergent teaching and learning in this context to promote inclusive learning environments.

Currently, ADSHE has a membership of over 500 professionals working across the United Kingdom including Specialist 1:1 Tutors, Specialist Assessors, Dyslexia Service Co-ordinators, Disability Service Managers, Assistive Technology trainers, Needs Assessors, Specialist Mentors, and Disability Advisors. JOIN US to be a part of our growing community of specialists.

Our Mission Statement

ADSHE is committed to the right of neurodivergent students in receiving equitable, specialist, professional support, enabling them to flourish in academic environments.

ADSHE’s 7-Principles® underpin our professional expertise in developing students’ metacognition, resilience and an enthusiasm for learning.

Our members are committed to Quality Assured professional practice, underpinned by Professional Peer Supervision®

Please note: Professional Peer Supervision® and 7-Principles® are registered trademarks of ADSHE Ltd.

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