British Dyslexia Association
Helpline: 0333 405 4567
London Dyslexia: https://dyslexialondon.org
Made by Dyslexia https://connect-the-spots.madebydyslexia.org
2 hour training for anyone (strategies & tools)
Dyslexia Assist https://dyslexia-assist.org.uk
Scottish based Charity developed by parents for parents
The Dyslexia-SpLD-Trust, http://www.thedyslexia-spldtrust.org.uk
Provide reliable information to parents, teachers, schools and the wider sector.
Dyslexia Association https://www.dyslexia.uk.net/
Support children and adults and wider community in East Midlands.
Touch-type, Read and Spell (TTRS) https://www.readandspell.com
Multi-sensory computer based course that teaches typing, reading and spelling.
Dyslexia Action https://dyslexiaaction.org.uk/
A provider of specialist teacher training/practitioner and specialist teacher/practitioner/ assessor training.
Professional Association of Teachers of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties (UK) Find a teacher or assessor
Access to Work Operational Support Unit
Telephone: 0208 426 3110
Iansyst Assistive Technology (AT)
Telephone: 01223 436 670
Sight and Sound Technology
Family Line “If you’re having family problems, we’re here to listen.”
Telephone: 0808 800 5678
The Dyspraxia Foundation: http://www.dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk/
The National Autistic Society: http://www.autism.org.uk/working-with/health/information-for-general-practitioners/recognising-autism-spectrum-disorder.aspx
Visual sensitivity is assessed by specially qualified optometrists.
For further information contact:
The Institute of Optometry: http://www.ioo.org.uk
The British Association of Behavioural Optometrists: http://www.babo.co.uk
Top Literacy Resources and Websites for Children with Dyslexia
1. Nessy Reading and Spelling Programme (www.nessy.com)
Child friendly software containing computer games, printable worksheets, and animated rules.
2. Wordshark, Numbershark (www.wordshark.co.uk)
Software containing many motivating computer games. Wordshark follows the Government’s principles for synthetic phonics.
3. Phonic Reading Books (www.phonicbooks.co.uk)
Specially written decodable reading books.
4. Barrington Stoke reading books (www.barringtonstoke.co.uk)
A wide variety of stories that are pitched at the ‘real’ age of the reader and not their reading age.
5. Magnetic Letters and Magnetic Rainbow Arc (www.smartkids.co.uk a useful resource for learning phonics.
6. Helen Norrie Magnetic Letter Case (www.thedyslexiabookshop.com)
The original multisensory teaching aid
7. Vowel Sound Directory (www.cambridgehouse-dyslexia.co.uk)
Desktop spelling aid designed as a flipbook to help children with the different ways vowel sounds can be written.
8. Find Your Fish Game (www.hope-education.co.uk)
A versatile and enjoyable system for teaching a wide range of language based activities.
9. Trugs Card Games (www.readsuccessfully.com)
Trugs (teach reading using games) are phonic reading card games.
10. Smart Chute (www.crossboweducation.com)
Card flipper device which is a fun way of developing recall of letter sound correspondence.
12. Numberworks Ealing
Maths and English tution -tutor led and computer based
13. Hynes Optometrists Ealing
Visual sensivity advice for adults and children (www.hynesoptometrists.co.uk)
1. Cambridge House Resources (www.cambridgehouse-dyslexia.co.uk)
Specialises in books, teaching resources and games, covering Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia, ADHD, Asperger Syndrom
2. Load2Learn ( Load2Learn | Paths to Literacy)
Free service provides accessible text books and images to support dyslexics and others who have difficulties with print.
3. Brown and Brown Publishing (www.brownandbrownpublishing.co.uk)
Complete range of adult literacy and numeracy publications.
4. Thats the way I think by David Grant (Thats-way-think-Dyspraxia-explained)
This book helps readers to understand how dyslexics feel and how they develop coping strategies; ideal for for dyslexic people themselves, their parents and teachers/tutors.
4. Steve Chinn | The Trouble with Maths (www.stevechinn.co.uk)
Dyslexia and mathematics/dyscalculia guidance, training, CPD and assessment from award winning author, international speaker and trainer.
5 Beating Dyslexia .(beatingdyslexia.com)
Website Offers a range of techniques to assist in overcomiing dyslexia.
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