How can my child's school help with dyslexia?

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How will the new SEND Reforms change provision in school?

Dyslexia Action has produced some new guidance for parents on what the recent SEND Reforms mean for those with literacy and dyslexia difficulties.

Click here to view the guidance

How can I get help if my child is dyslexic?

  • speak to your child's teacher
  • contact your school SENCO (Special Education Needs Co-ordinator)
  • call the BDA National Helpline on 0333 405 4567. Or click here
  • Contact your local association of the British Dyslexia Association or Dyslexia Action
Questions about Dyslexia

What type of support might the school provide?

The Trust has an online tool to identify and provide information on supporting children and young people with literacy difficulties: Interventions for Literacy

The Trust also offers information on more specific topics:

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