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Associate Member (ADG) of The Dyslexia Guild


Associate Members hold the Guild designatory letters ADG (Associate of The Dyslexia Guild). Associate Members will commit to the Dyslexia Guild Code of Practice and will have met the following criteria.


Will hold:

  • a Level 7 (UK HE Framework) Postgraduate Certificate in Dyslexia/SpLD that confers qualified specialist teacher status, plus
  • a degree, or equivalent comparable qualification, from a recognised UK or International educational establishment

Specialist teacher qualifications should have been accredited at level 7 by the British Dyslexia Association (BDA) or a suitable equivalent.

Educational Experience

Will have:

  • at least two years (pre or post qualification) full time equivalent experience as a qualified teacher, or HE/FE support assistant or other relevant professional role (e.g Speech and Language Therapist or Educational Psychologist)

Equivalence on the Literacy and Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) Professional Development Framework

Stage 4 Specialist.

Example roles

Specialist Teacher of Literacy and dyslexia/SpLD and Specialist Advisory Teacher of Literacy and dyslexia/SpLD.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Have shown evidence of an ongoing commitment to their personal professional development through recent and relevant CPD.

Member benefits

All of the following benefits are included in your annual membership fee:

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