Links

    • Abilitynet
      Abilitynet provides advice and free fact sheets on using ICT to help with reading and writing.
    • About Learning Disabilities
      Offers current information and advice on a variety of learning disabilities. It covers areas such as disability rights, education and employment.
    • Activise software
      An affordable learning and revision resource that can be personalised to any age and subject. 21 games assist learning and revision by repetition.epetitive
    • Bristol Dysleixa Centre
      The Bristol Dyslexia Centre has designed the ‘Nessy’ software and you can try some of the games free. There are also dyslexia self assessment checklists for all ages.
    • Dyslexia – Private Tuition in Eastleigh
      Qualified Teacher B.ED Dip. RSA SpLD (Dyslexia). Pre-school groups in Eastleigh and private tuition. For children aged 3-11 years.
    • Dyslexia A2Z
      Information on Specific Learning Difficulties and associated auditory and visual problems.
    • Dyslexia Action
      Information on Specific Learning Difficulties and associated auditory and visual problems.
    • Dyspraxia Foundation
      A source of information on dyspraxia.
    • DysTalk
      Watch the latest talks – by professionals – relating to dyslexia. The site hosts a forum and posts the latest articles and information about future talks.
    • FAB Research
      Food and Behaviour Research provides up to date news and events relating to the impact of our diet on our lives.
    • Free Legal Advice
      Free and independent legal advice on Special Education in England and Wales.
    • Government DIRECT Site
      This site provides legal information including the Disability Discrimination Act.
    • Guide to Hearing by audiologist, Joan McKechnie
      A hearing check should be one of the first points of call when literacy problems are noticed. Conductive hearing loss through glue ear can often be responsible for children not hearing the sounds in words efficiently. Select ‘How to Choose’ from the menu.
    • Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre
      The centre offers teaching and assessment to dyslexics and various levels of training to teachers and educationalists on how to assess and / or support dyslexics of all ages.
    • Hypnotherapy Directory
      Find a list of registered hypnotherapists, the areas they cover and recent news.
    • Iansyst Ltd
      The site of Iansyst Ltd. They compare and sell ICT solutions suitable for dyslexics. They also provide training.
    • National Handwriting Association
      The National Handwriting Association has information and suggested resources to improve handwriting.
    • The Dyslexia Research Trust
      The Dyslexia Research Trust has “everything you need to know about dyslexia”, including research on visual problems and the effects of fatty acids.
    • Touch Typing courses
      These 4 day courses are run in the school holidays in the West London / Surrey area
    • TUC
      For information on disability in the workplace.

Dyslexia Resources

      • Activise software
        An affordable learning and revision resource that can be personalised for any age and subject. 21 games assist interactive learning and revision through the use of repetition.
      • Barrington Stoke
        Publishers who provide “accessible, enjoyable and unpatronising short books for children who are dyslexic, struggling to read, or simply reluctant to sit down with a book.”
      • Calibre
        Calibre provides audio books for all ages with a free postal service. There is no charge and no fines for late returns!
      • Crossbow Education
        Reading rulers, games and multi-sensory activities are available on this site.
      • Dynamo Maths for Dyscalculia
        Dynamo Maths for dyscalculia is a complete on-line structured programme of support developed for children who are dyscalculic or who present themselves with co-occurring difficulties. To request a free school trial click on: http://www.dynamomathsonline.
      • Exam Revision advice from Justin Craig
        Tips on how to revise for exams
      • Ghotit software
        Ghotit corrects the spelling of people with Dyslexia and Dysgraphia. Prices are quoted for life and per month in US dollars. The cost is approximately £82 for the lifetime option.
      • Global Auto Correct
        This discreet software takes the stress out of writing by correcting spellings as you go. It also alerts you to your most commonly miss-spelt words and can be used in any format.
      • LDA – Learning Development Aids
        LDA specialises in educational resources to support teachers pupils and parents, especially if they have special educational needs. We have resources which cover the following conditions: Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dyspraxia, Autism, ADHD, Handwriting and Fin
      • Let Me Learn
        Educational resources to help children with dyslexia and maths problems including maths board games, visual stress supplies; coloured overlays and reading rulers and specialist phonic books for struggling readers.
      • Listening Books
        An audiobook service which comes in various formats -–MP3, CDs, cassettes and audio books via the internet. It provides educational material from Key Stage 2 to A level.
      • Microlink pc
        They specialise in the supply of computer hardware, software and other specialised equipment to support students with disabilities.
      • My Study Bar
        A tool bar with 15 free apps to support reading writing and planning. Ideal for dyslexics who wish to try assisstive technology.
      • SEN Books
        Books and software for Special Educational Needs.
      • The Gift of Learning
        An online shop with the aim of providing fun, affordable learning resources for children with special educational needs.