There is a lot of help and advice available, often the problem is locating it. A few helpful organisations are below:
Swindon Dyslexia Centre
Maria Chivers is an author of four books on dyslexia and as she puts it is, ‘dedicated to raising awareness of dyslexia’.
British Dyslexia Association
is the voice of dyslexic people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. One of the world’s leading dyslexia organisations.
Bristol Dyslexia Centre
Find out more about dyslexia and famous dyslexics. Online learning/teaching system with cartoons, games, fun resources, Nessy and Silly Bull.
Indigo Dyslexia Centre
Charity, helping Dyslexic Parents, Childrens and Adults.
Helen Arkell Centre
Services for dyslexics, learning difficulties, specialist teacher training for teaching individuals with dyslexia, adults with dyslexia, speech and language.
Davis Dyslexia Association International:
Creative talents and learning disabilities, effective methods to teach reading and overcome academic problems.
The International Dyslexia Association
Welcome! The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with dyslexia, their families and the communities that support them.
information and resources for teachers of children with dyslexia: teaching methods, recognizing dyslexia, assessment books, news and research.
Software for dyslexia, talking computers, text to speech synthesis, speech recognition and TextHelp.
Levinson Medical Centre for Learning Disabilities
is dedicated to resolving misconceptions of dyslexia and related attention deficit and anxiety disorders.
Dyslexia Research Trust
A charity established to support research into the nature and causes of developmental dyslexia and to help children with visually impaired dyslexic problems.
Bangor Dyslexia Unit
brief details on the Bangor University Dyslexia Unit.
(CReSTeD) – The Council for the Registration of Schools Teaching Dyslexic Pupils
Register of schools that help children with specific learning difficulties (dyslexia).
The National Association for Special Educational Needs (NASEN)
NASEN aims to promote the education, training, advancement and development of all those with special educational needs. NASEN produces the following journals: British Journal of Special Education, British Journal of Visual Impairment and Support for Learning.
Listening Books is a charity that provides audio books in cassette format via the post to people who have difficulty reading in the usual way.
Barrington Stoke books help children to enjoy reading.
We publish accessible, enjoyable and unpatronising short books for children who are dyslexic, struggling to read, or simply reluctant to sit down with a book.
Basic Skills Agency – The Basic Skills Tests for Teaching Assistants Course
Designed in line with the new curriculum, The Basic Skills Test for Teaching Assistants provides a consitent and reliable way to check vital literacy, numeracy and IT skills for existing Teaching Assistants or as part of the recruitment process.
Learning and Work Institute
We want everyone to realise their ambitions and potential in learning, work and throughout life.
Office for Advice, Assistance, Support and Information on Special Needs (OAASIS)
A resource for parents & professionals caring for children with
Autism / and other learning disabilities.
The Dyslexia Institute
Dyslexia Action is a national charity and the UK’s leading provider of services and support for people with dyslexia and literacy difficulties.
National and regional centres. How IT can assist disabled people. Information, advice, factsheets. Assessments of IT needs.
Arts Dyslexia Trust
To promote greater understanding and appreciation of minds usually labelled as “dyslexic.”
A self-help group of families involved in home education.
ISC: Independent Schools Council
European Dyslexia Association
Assists to develop support for dyslexic people in their educational social and cultural integration into society.
Dyslexia Association of Ireland
It aims to promote awareness of Specific Learning Disability (SLD/Dyslexia) and to serve the needs of people with this difficulty.
World Dyslexia Network Foundation (WDNF)
for international contacts and project details.
Dyslexia International Tools and Technologies (DITT)