Individual Membership

The British Dyslexia Association is the voice for the 10 per cent percent of the population that have dyslexia; become a member and help create a better future for that 10 per cent.

What you receive for your Individual Membership.

  • One copy of Dyslexia Contact magazine, three times per year
  • E-newsletter 
  • Discount on BDA conferences †
  • Discount on BDA open training events †
  • Consultation on key policy issues
  • A special price for the Dyslexia Journal
  • Membership to your Local Dyslexia Association ††
  • BDA Voting rights
  • Invitation to the BDA AGM and Members Day
  • Representation on BDA Management Board

If you would like to order a copy of The Dyslexia Handbook, published by the BDA , you may do so at the time of joining/ renewing by paying an additional £10.

Individual Membership from £38 (incl. VAT)
Student Membership from £25 (incl. VAT)
Overseas Individual Membership.
The BDA welcomes members from abroad.
Overseas Residents: £15 will be added to the membership fee (see available options above), for the cost of post and packaging. 

Contact Magazine

Dyslexia Contact is the official magazine of the British Dyslexia Association (BDA). Published by the BDA three times a year, Dyslexia Contact is available exclusively to members of the organisation. Dyslexia Contact is a lively, visual publication written in a dyslexia-friendly style that aims to provide impartial, practical information and advice for getting the best out of Dyslexia. It is suitable for all with an interest in Dyslexia including dyslexic people, parents, professionals and organisations.

Dyslexia Journal

£55 for four issues per year

International Research and Practice. This is a special discounted price and is only available in conjunction with the above membership. Dyslexia Journal is edited by: Dr J B Talcott Impact Factor: 1.176 ISI Journal Citation Reports Ranking: 2009: 14/29 (Education Special); 16/44 (Psychology Educational); 23/52 (Rehabilitation (Social Science) to sign up for email alerts of the tables of contents of Dyslexia as soon as a new issue becomes available online.

Or send a completed application form to Membership Office, BDA, Unit 6a, Bracknell Beeches, Old Bracknell Lane, Bracknell, RG12 7BW.


† Student membership does not include discount on conferences and Training events

†† Subject to Local Dyslexia Association

Or contact the BDA direct:

Tel: 01344 381563  Email: