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Support for ICE members pursuing a dyslexia assessment

We’ve teamed up with the British Dyslexia Association to offer a new service to ICE members worldwide!

Ten percent of the population are believed to be dyslexic. Despite this, dyslexia is still often poorly understood, having significant impacts on education and employment.


At the ICE Benevolent Fund, we believe that nobody’s opportunities should be hindered by their circumstances.


This is why we have partnered with the British Dyslexia Association to offer subsidised dyslexia assessments to ICE members and their immediate families * worldwide.


In the UK, a dyslexia assessment can only be pursued through private healthcare, costing on average, between £600 and £900 per diagnosis.

The Ben Fund will ask members for a nominal contribution towards the assessment, based on circumstances.


In the case of a low income, the Ben Fund will fully fund the pursuit of a diagnosis.


This new provision will be supported by a webinar to coincide with World Dyslexia Awareness Day in October. You can book your free place here or browse our upcoming events listings and archive to find more webinars to support your wellbeing.


Why is a diagnosis important?


There are many reasons that a person may wish to have a diagnostic assessment for dyslexia.


A person may wish to apply for a Disabled Students’ Allowance, Exam Access arrangements or reasonable adjustments in the workplace.


Someone living with dyslexia may just wish to have a greater understanding of why they, or their child, are experiencing difficulties and how these can best be supported.


Whatever the reason, we’re here to help.


So, if you suspect that you, or a close family member is affected by dyslexia, and would like to pursue a formal assessment, get in touch to find out more.


Let’s see what we can do for you, together.



*By ‘immediate families’, the ICE Benevolent Fund are referring to a partner/spouse and dependent children under the age of 18.