We have consulted with parents to develop some key resources to help you.

You can become a member of our network of Parent Champions, who are passionate about helping parents and carers of children and young people with dyslexia or specific learning difficulties. You can find out more on our Parent Champions here.

How can I help my child at home

How can I help my child at home?

How can I explain about Dyslexia to my child? You can view and share our booklet 'Understanding Dyslexia', which was written by a parent and child, specifically for parents and children. The booklet is available in two...

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Childs school

How can my child's school help with dyslexia?

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

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Definition of dyslexia

The Definition of Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a learning difficulty that primarily affects the skills involved in accurate and fluent word reading and spelling. Characteristic features of dyslexia are difficulties in phonological awareness, verbal memory and verbal processing...

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Latest News

Monday 26th April 2021

6th Edition of What Works now Available

Our What Works for Children with Literacy Difficulties has been fully updated by Dr Gary...

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Sunday 30th August 2020

Campaigning for recognition of Specialist Teachers

The government funded National Tutoring Programme needs to include specialist SpLD...

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