Dyslexia research and background history

Dyslexia Friendly Style Guide.

To view our Dyslexia Friendly Style Guide, please follow this link.

eLearning Module: How toSucceed at Work and Home as a Dyslexic Adult

It is important that, as dyslexics, we take control of our lives and have the tools to do the very best that we can. We also need to work together to help those in our community who have not had many opportunities in life.

This programme runs alongside, but is not identical to, the book written by B.D.A. Joint Chair, Margaret Malpas; “Self Fulfilment with Dyslexia: A Blueprint to Success”. It looks at the ten characteristics that underpin the success of dyslexic individuals, and how these can be developed.

To access this online, self-study module, click here.

Resources for Maths.

General information sheet produced by BDA Dyscalculia Committee.

BDA New Technologies Committee.

Maths Explained videos produced by Dr. Steve Chinn.

Related Organisations.


National and regional centres. How IT can assist disabled people. Information, advice, factsheets. Assessments of IT needs.

Tel: 0800 269 545. (UK home calls only) or 01926 312 847 (from work)

Attention Deficit Disorder Information Services.

Tel: 0208 952 2800

ADD/ADHD Online Support Group.

ADT: Arts Dyslexia Trust.

An advisory service about dyslexia and the visual arts.


CaF Directory of Specific Conditions & Rare Syndromes in Children.

The web lists 800 named conditions and Family Support Networks.

Tel: 020 7608 8700 or helpline 0808 808 35551

The Dyspraxia Foundation.

A developmental co-ordination disorder. An SpLD.

Tel: 01462 454 986

Education Otherwise.

A self-help group of families involved in home education.

Tel: 0845 478 6345

The Forces. SSAFA, (Soldiers', Sailors' and Airmen's Families Association)

Tel: 020 7403 8783


Disability and Work.

Disability Rights UK.

A national organisation/pressure group working with and for disabled people, including students.

Tel: 020 7250 3222

RBLI (Royal British Legion Industries) Employment Service 

Aims to provide employment and training for people with disabilities, regardless of whether or not they have come from and ex-Service background.

Access to Work

Provides advice and practical support to disabled employees to overcome difficulties.

Remploy Interwork 

Aim to expand employment opportunities for disabled people.

Speech delay/deficit.

AFASIC: Association for All Speech Impaired Children

Tel: 020 7490 9410 or helpline 08453 55 55 77


Tel: 020 7261 9572 or Information Service and Helpline: 080 8808 9572 (Mon-Fri 10am-4pm).

The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists.

Information about NHS hospital and clinic provision and independent therapists.

Tel: 020 7378 1200

The Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independant Practice (SALT).

Tel: 01494 488 306.

The Stroke Association

Tel: 0303 3033 100