Health & Dyslexia

In this section, you will find an extensive, although, not an exhaustive list of health issues and dyslexia / SpLD’s on this will find information on health issues in connection with dyslexia:

Eye Related Therapies (Vision) & Dyslexia

Eye Test for childrenVisual problems are one of the most common causes of disability in the world. The Optical Information Council has estimated that one child in five, with learning difficulties, including dyslexia, may have undetected eye / visual problems.  Read More…



Diet, Nutrition, Fatty Acids & Dyslexia

Good Diet

There has been a lot of research over the last decade, which has concluded that abnormal levels of fatty acids in the brain could be behind the practical and behavioural problems experienced by dyslexic children, as well as those with dyspraxia and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Read More…

Developmental Therapies & Dyslexia

Gymnastic Female

There is a school of thought that many specific learning difficulties are due to developmental disorders. It does not mean that a child has been damaged but that certain early developmental reflexes have not fully matured.

These reflexes usually develop spontaneously during a child’s early years. Read More…

Auditory Difficulties (Hearing) & and Dyslexia

Young lad holding earIn Britain over eight million people suffer from an auditory/hearing loss, over 25,000 of these children. Deafness is often associated with older people. But many are born deaf or profoundly deaf – others become so after an illness. One million children (0-8 years) will experience temporary deafness caused by glue ear. Read More…

Complementary Therapies & Dyslexia

Oils used in massage

If you are interested in what Complementary Therapies have to offer people with: Dyslexia; Dyscalculia; Dysgraphia; Dyspraxia; ADHD or other Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD’s), whether a parent, teacher or other professional, this part of the website will offer accessible and helpful advice. Read More…

Speech & Language Difficulties (SALT)

Speech TherapyIf a child has speech problems, it is essential that they are assessed as soon as possible.

It is imperative to identify children with Speech & Language problems at the earliest possible time so that the child can be assessed, and a comprehensive educational plan put in place to help the child. See more