Useful websites with further information and resources to support children and adults with Dyslexia
Advisory Centre for Education
Book for readers such as dyslexics which are high interest low reading age to encourage reluctant readers. Also books for parents and resources for schools.
Information, forums and reviews….in need of new members.
Cornwall Council – Cognition and Learning Service
The Cognition and Learning Service (C&L) is one of several Special Educational Need Support Services which are part of the Cornwall Council ‘Education and Early Years’ directorate.
The Service supports schools in ensuring the effective inclusion, achievement and progression of children and young people with Cognition and Learning needs. The Service works with learners with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD – including dyslexia) and Moderate (or general) Learning Difficulties (MLD – including Down’s syndrome).
Company selling useful education games including coloured overlays and pastel coloured exercise books.
Dragon Fly Teaching
Sally Collard (née Raymond) is qualified and experienced in the subject of dyslexia. She has written a number of books and enjoys her work providing individual tuition for dyslexic children teacher training and courses for parents. Her website has useful information for parents.
Information about dyslexia, teaching qualifications and courses, resources and other useful information.
Dyslexia House Association
The Dyslexia House Association is a web based charity run by volunteers. It has been set up to provide information for people with an interest in Dyslexia. Lots of useful information under the Literacy section.
Dyslexia Information Group – In Tamworth and CDA friend
Dyslexia Information Group – In Tamworth Dig-iT provides advice and support for people with Dyslexia of all ages and their families in the Tamworth and South Staffordshire area. Useful website and Dyslexia Cornwall friend.
Online shop selling Educational games, pastel coloured exercise books and other learning aids.
dysTalk is about helping your child to learn better. It includes the latest advice on learning with lots of talks from professional you can watch online, also a forum, useful resources, articles etc.
Education Otherwise, a UK charity offering information and support to home educated children and their parents.
Family Information Services Directory
Includes information about the support and provision that families can expect for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND); covers support and provision for children and young people with and without an Education, Health and Care Plan or Statement of SEN (special educational need).
Fascinating lists of famous people with the gift of dyslexia.
Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre
Dyslexia organisation with information on courses, teaching, publications etc.
Company specialising in assistive technology for dyslexics.
International Dyslexia Association
The IDA is committed to helping parents and education professionals, to address the unique needs of dyslexics of all ages and also those with other learning differences.
Independent Parental Special Education Advice
IPSEA offers free and independent legally based information, advice and support to help get the right education for children and young people with all kinds of special educational needs (SEN) and disabilities. Very useful website with updates on the changes to the new Code of Practice.
Learning Development Aids
LDA specialises in educational resources to support pupils with special educational needs and resources which cover: Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dyspraxia, Autism, ADHD, Handwriting and Fine Motor skills and Gross Motor Skills.
National Association of Education Needs (NASEN)
Aims to promote the development of children and young people with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and support those who work with them.
Oliver West and Footnotes
Oliver West’s Footnotes are ideal for learners who find traditional classroom ‘linear-lexical’ teaching methods challenging. Dyslexic learners often see dramatic breakthroughs in the development of their communication and learning skills as they begin to use visual strategies as an aid to understanding and internalising verbal and written cues.
Professional association of teachers with qualifications in teaching dyslexics – can provide list of qualified teachers.
Reading from Scratch
Useful site for adults with dyslexia.
The British Dyslexia Association
U.K. national organisation, offering a wide range of information for parents, dyslexic adults and parents.
The Codpast is a fresh and contemporary resource for students and adults with Dyslexia.