Make dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia testing free on the NHS.
An important step has been taken by British citizens who started a petition aiming to make dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia testing free on the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK.
Today a cost of such test costs around £500, which is not affordable for many British families. While schools may help with the costs of a test if they believe one is necessary, they are not obliged to do so. Therefore many young British children are not diagnosed at a young age, leading them to have difficulties while learning, feeling discouraged and in some cases being bullied by their classmates.
Diagnosing learning disabilities at an early age needs to be a national goal and would help many children and avoid mental health issues in the future.
If you are eligible, please don’t to forget to sign the petition here.Posted by Dybuster Blog | 0 comments