What might you feel after your dyslexia assessment?

If the answer is ‘yes’?

  • elated
  • angry
  • curious
  • relieved
  • depressed

What are the implications?

  • Practical action
  • Psychological:do you need help with coming to terms with the news?
  • Disclosure: who do you tell?
  • Equality/ disability: your rights

If the answer is ‘no’?

  • disappointed
  • frustrated
  • relieved

If the answer is ‘we can’t be sure’?

  • frustrated
  • disappointed
  • impatient

We may say that we need a period of further exploration with a review after, say, 3 to 6 months.

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