Emailing Discussion Forums
There are many e-mail discussion forums relevant for dyslexia. Some are for professionals in special needs areas. Non-professionals may join them and observe, but are not expected to participate. Archives of some lists are available to everyone. Others are for members only.
Senco-forum is a mailing list for anyone who wants to support Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators (SENCOs), those in Local Authorities and others involved in the education of pupils with special educational needs.
Senco-forum is the most relevant group for dyslexia:
There are also other special needs groups: http://lists.education.gov.uk/mailman/listinfo
Other forums of interest include EAL-bilingual, MFL-SEN, EBD-Forum, High-ability, SENIT (ICT for SEN), Speech Recognition, and Dyslexia Wales.
JISCmail is the National Academic Mailing List Service.
It has many lists for all areas of higher education including:
Dis-forum. For the discussion of disability support administration issues in higher education.
SpLD forum. Discussion forum for SpLD Professionals and Researchers.
dyslexia forum This started off as a forum for students doing dyslexia research. However, it has become a self-help information discussion group for parents, dyslexics and others.