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The Association of Dyslexia Specialists in Higher Education

Including allied professionals, such as specialist assessors, assistive technology trainers and disability advisors – proud to be driving quality, professionalism and innovation for 20 years

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The Association of Dyslexia Specialists in Higher Education (ADSHE), 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 teaching and learning for students with Specific Learning Differences, and 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.

ADSHE Vision Statement 2021-22

ADSHE is committed to the principle of inclusive academic practice. We uphold the right of students with Specific Learning Differences (Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADHD, Dyscalculia) to receive equitable, specialist, professional support, enabling them to flourish in academic environments, and beyond.

An understanding of the impact of intersectionality is core to our work, as is our belief in inclusive practice. Diversity is about counting people; inclusion is about insisting people count.

ADSHE’s 7-Principles® of best practice 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 ADSHE’s Professional Peer Supervision®

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

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