USEFUL WEBSITES AND TELEPHONE NUMBERS
British Dyslexia Association
National Charity representing needs of dyslexic people in eduction and the workplace.
Tel: 0118 966 8271
National charity specialising in assessment and tuition.
Tel: 01784 222300
Council for the Registration of Schools Teaching Dyslexic Pupils. Runs a register of schools approved for their dyslexic provision.
Tel: 01242 604852
This site for parents of children who are looking for information on how to optimise their child’s learning. dysTalk provides information on specific learning difficulties that may be undermining a child’s performance as well as learning strategies that can potentially be applied to all children of all abilities.
The Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre
The Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre, Farnham, West Surrey provides a wide range of services to people of all ages with dyslexia including consultations and educational assessments www.arkellcentre.org.uk
A list of qualified tutors is available from the professional association of teachers of students with specific learning difficulties.
The Adult Dyslexia Organisation
The Adult Dyslexia Organisation (ADO) is run by dyslexics for dyslexics and all those who are concerned with adult dyslexics. It provides a wide range of services to the public and to professionals. ADO exists to promote the cause of adults with dyslexia through lobbying, research, training and campaigning www.adult-dyslexia.org.
For local meetings and advice for adult dyslexics you can also contact www.mertondyslexia.com.
LDA – Learning Development Aids
The LDA are in partnership with Dyslexia Action and are dedicated to providing the best education resources to improve the lives of children with learning disabilities.
www.ldalearning.com and Resources.