BDA campaigns for long-lasting and sustainable change for the benefit of dyslexic people. It provides impartial, objective advice and support, sets the standards for and accredits dyslexia knowledge and professional expertise, promotes research and disseminates best practice.
Dyslexia Assist is a small charity started by parents with dyslexic children to share information, tips, ideas and experiences.
Claro Software develops Assistive Technology, software for people with disabilities such as print and reading difficulties like dyslexia, to help them achieve all they can.
This is a closed group that you can request to join. Professionals and parents share information and advice. It is a friendly group where you can ask any questions or share your experiences. It forms part of www.operationdiversity.co.uk a business set up to provide children, adolescence and adults with a wide range of SpLDs, including dyslexia, with access to information, advice and products that will support them in their daily lives, including at home, in education and employment.
John Hicks, ‘Dyslexia Blogger’ is a parent, an assistive technology advocate and works with neurodiverse clients to help develop their self-esteem, confidence and motivation.
Calibre Audio is a national charity lending free audiobooks for anyone who is print disabled. Audiobooks can be streamed directly from their website to your mobile, tablet or computer. Memory sticks and CDs can be sent via a free postal service.
The National Parent Partnership Network (NPPN) supports and promotes the work of Parent Partnership Services (PPS) across England and offer advice and support to parents and carers of children and young people with special educational needs (SEN).
The Helen Arkell Dyslexia Charity have a wide range of useful information on their website. In particular, you can read more about what Dyslexia is and how it can be used to your advantage. Have a look at their Famous Dyslexics page. Did you know Walt Disney and Keira Knightley are dyslexic?