Useful Links

Organisations

British Dyslexia Association
Helpline:  0333 405 4567 

Website: https://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk

 

NHS Guidance

Website  https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/dyslexia/

 

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.

 

PATOSS https://www.patoss-dyslexia.org/

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
E-mail atwosu.london@dwp.gsi.gov.uk

IGet support in work if you have a disability or health condition (Access to Work) - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

 

Iansyst Assistive Technology (AT)

Telephone: 01223 436 670
Email: sales@iansyst.co.uk

Website: www.iansyst.co.uk

 

Sight and Sound Technology

Website: www.sightandsound.co.uk
Telephone: 01604 798 070
Email: info@sightandsound.co.uk

 

Family Line “If you’re having family problems, we’re here to listen.”
Telephone:  0808 800 5678

FamilyLine - Family Action (family-action.org.uk)

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The Dyspraxia Foundation: http://www.dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk/

 

 ADDiSS: http://www.addiss.co.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

 

Children 

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.

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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.

 

11 The Dyslexia Shop - The Dyslexia Shop - Products & Teaching Resources for Dyslexia and Special Educational Needs

 

12. Numberworks  Ealing 

Maths and English tution -tutor led and computer based 

 Ealing Tutoring For Math & English, UK | NumberWorks'nWords | NumberWorks'nWords (numberworksnwords.com)

 

13. Hynes Optometrists Ealing 

  Visual sensivity advice  for adults and children  (www.hynesoptometrists.co.uk)

 

Adults 

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.

 

. Hynes Optometrists Ealing 

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