Please note, I am not able to take on any more clients until October and beyond, sorry about that.

I can recommend Paul Fabbroni, an assessor who works with adults and students aged 16 and over.  His email is  He is able to conduct assessments online. Do contact him to see if he can fit you in.

If you are enquiring about a child, you can find a list of dyslexia assessors on the Patoss website, click here.  Search by postcode to find your nearest assessor and tick the APC box for a fully qualified assessor.

Welcome!  I offer efficient and friendly dyslexia assessments and advice conveniently based in Taunton, Somerset. I provide a professional service to young people in primary and secondary school, students and adults.

At the end of the assessment I will give feedback on my conclusions and then write up a jargon-free report, usually available within one week, which I am happy to discuss with you.

If you live to the east of Taunton or in Dorset and feel that Barton-on-Sea in Hampshire might be within reach, then my daughter-in-law Jenny Bowyer would be pleased to assess you or your child for dyslexia and dyspraxia as she is a fully qualified assessor.  Please see her website.

I was anxious about what the assessment would entail but Elaine put me at ease and explained the assessment and the results well so that I now know my strengths and weaknesses. She helped me to understand why I had been struggling for so long and gave useful ideas to help in my weak areas. 


My services

I provide the following services for individuals, schools, colleges, businesses and other organisations:

Why Elaine?

I have many years experience working with people with dyslexia.  I am a committee member of the Somerset Dyslexia Association and use my experience and knowledge to answer queries at their monthly Drop In session.  I am a fully qualified specialist teacher,  DBS checked and a member of PATOSS (Professional Association of Teachers of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties).
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The tests and Elaine’s explanations of my answers gave me a full understanding of my dyslexia.  After nearly 3 hours of testing I was so pleased to have my problem properly explained to me.