Good Practice for the Specialist Assessor

Good Practice for the Specialist Assessor

Katrina has been assessing for over 20 years and is a Board Member of the BDA Accreditation Board, the SASC Board and is an APC reviewer for the BDA. Katrina Cochrane qualified as a specialist teacher and assessor in 1999 and has worked for both Dyslexia Action and the British Dyslexia Association, before setting up Positive Dyslexia Ltd in 2016. She is currently on the BDA Accreditation Board and the Standards of Assessment in SpLD Committee (SASC) and has just renewed her APC for the third time.

Katrina Cochrane will be speaking about what is new for the specialist assessor . This includes the new report formats for pre and post 16 year olds issued by SASC on June 13th. She will go through what has changed in the new formats and will give guidance about good report writing.

This webinar will explore some of the current issues and updated guidance for those carrying out diagnostic assessments either with AMBDA and / or APC. It will be an opportunity for delegates to think about their current practice and any gaps in knowledge and CPD.