News and Events

News & Events

This page includes all the news from Pearson Assessment, as well as a list of the events at which you can meet us, an archive of our e-newsletters, press releases, professional links and the latest industry/policy news. 

Browse our list of professional links, sites of interest and author sites/blogs. Please email if we've missed any links.

Professional Bodies / Organisations | Other sites of interest | Authors



Professional Bodies / Organisations

Association of Educational Psychologists (AEP)

Association for Infant Mental Health (AIMH)

British Association of General Paediatrics

British Dyslexia Association (BDA)

British Medical Association (BMA)

British Psychological Society (BPS)

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)

Chartered Society of Physiotherapists

Children and Young People's Mental Health Coalition (CYPMHC) (supporting partners of)

College of Occupational Therapists (COT) / British Association of Occupational Therapists (BAOT)

The Communication Trust

Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Dyslexia Action

Dyspraxia Foundation

Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre


I CAN - Communication Ambassadors

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT)

International Neuropsychological Society (INS)

Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ)


Movement Matters

National Association of Professionals Concerned with Language Impairment in Children (NAPLIC)

National Association for Special Educational Needs (NASEN)

National Autistic Society

National Handwriting Association (NHA) (members of) 

National Self Harm Network

National Social Inclusion Programme

National Union of Teachers (NUT)

The Networking Community of Psychologists in Independent Practice (NCPIP)

Oliver Zangwill Centre

Professional Association of teachers of students with specific learning difficulties (PATOSS)

Royal College of Psychiatrists

Royal College of Nursing


Sensory Intergration Network

The Psychometrics Centre


Other sites of interest

British Psychological Society Blog

Careers in Psychology

Children and Young People's Mental Health Coalition Blog

Communicate-ed - supporting special needs in education

Fix Reading by Pamela Ottley

Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research

Health Work and Wellbeing

Mental Health Foundation

Mental Health Providers' Forum

Real Training

Resus Andy


Time to Change

Virtual Ward

Young Minds



Alloway, Tracy Packiam - author of AWMA - read Tracy's blog

Barnett, Anna - author of DASH

Bishop, Dorothy - author of TROG-2, TROG-E, ERRNI, CCC-2, CC-A and CC-SR

Chiat, Shula - author of ERB

Dodd, Barbara - author of PIPA and DEAP

Dunn, Winnie - author of the Sensory Profile range. Read Winnie's blog

Fawcett, Angela - author of PREST, DEST-2, DST-J, DST-S and DAST

Nicolson, Rod - author of PREST, DEST-2, DST-J, DST-S and DAST

Ottley, Pamela (Fix Reading) - author of Launch Into Reading Success

Sugden, David - author of Movement ABC-2 and Ecological Intervention for Children with Movement Difficulties




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