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Psychological Testing

Dyslexia and Occupational Testing

Practical advice for test users managing psychological testing of candidates with neurominority presentation (ADHD, autism, dyslexia, dyspraxia and more) in an Occupational, Educational or Forensic Context.

30 June 2021

These notes are to help Level 2 Test Users (formerly known as Level A and Level B testing qualifications) working in an occupational, educational or forensic context who need to test someone who presents as having a neurominority condition, such as ADHD, autism, dyscalculia, dyslexia, dyspraxia or similar. They do not relate to the use of tests to diagnose neurominorities; such testing must be carried out by a specialist. The advice given here concerns dealing with a report of neurominority diagnosis or presentation, particularly in selection situations where it is especially important that all candidates are treated fairly or in a context where general advice is being provided to others on working effectively with such individuals.

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