Private Dyslexia Tuition

The BDA List of Accredited Tutors

This FREE online directory has been developed to help parent/carers, adults and other interested parties get in touch with the right professional whether they are searching for a specialist tutor or assessor.

Please click here to access the online Tutor Directory.

Specialist Teaching

  • Teachers should be able to produce qualifications with dates, including Department for Education number if held.
  • Details of experience of teaching dyslexic children are essential.
  • One of the following specialist dyslexia teacher training qualification is preferable: an SpLD (Specific Learning Difficulties) Certificate qualification for either primary, secondary or adult levels. The level accredited should be indicated. (Holders of this diploma may be eligible to apply for ATS (Approved Teacher Status from BDA). An SpLD Diploma which accredits all three levels. (Holders of this diploma may be eligible to apply for AMBDA (Associate Member of BDA).
  • Teachers should be regularly updating their knowledge with courses, seminars and conferences etc. and they may also be members of other specialist groups such as PATOSS.

It should be possible for teachers to produce references on request which would be applicable to teaching the particular child.