Useful links

There are lots of resources and organisations dedicated to dyslexia and other learning differences. Explore the links below to find out more.

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Dyslexia organisations and websites 

British Dyslexia Association (BDA)

The Helen Arkell Dyslexia Charity 

Dyslexia Adult Network

Dyslexia Unwrapped (our website for 8 - 18s)

Made By Dyslexia

Dyslexia Action

The Dyslexia Research Trust  

 

Dyslexia shops

SEN Marketing 

Crossbow Education Ltd 

The Dyslexia Shop 

Barrington Stoke (books for reluctant readers)

Dekko Comics (educational comics)

 

Other useful websites and guides

ENQUIRE (the Scottish advice service for additional support for learning)

Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA)

CALL Scotland (assistive technology for people with disabilities)

AbilityNet Scotland 

Eduapps (includes free toolbar, MyStudyBar)

Pupil Inclusion Network Scotland (PINS) (network on educational inclusion, equalities, attainment, health and wellbeing)

Young Minds (emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people)

Young Scot (for young people aged 11 - 26. Young Scot cardholders can get a yearly subscription for the Dyslexia Voice magazine for £10. For more details, click here.)

Scottish Union Learning Guide for Union Learning Reps

Neurodiversity and Employment 

Dyslexia Friendly Church Guide and 'Thinking differently about God’ recommended reading list

 

Audio Books

Books for All 

Calibre 

Listening Books 

 

Other learning difficulties

Dyscalculia Information Centre

Dyscalculia.org

Dyscalculia & Babakus

Maths Explained

Steve Chinn

The Dyspraxia Foundation 

The National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service (ADDISS) 

The Scottish Society for Autism  

Association For All Speech Impaired Children

The Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Practice (ASLTIP) 

 

Home Schooling

Education Otherwise                                         

Schoolhouse   

 

Professional bodies

British Psychological Society   

Professional Association of Teachers of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties (PATOSS)

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)  

Scottish Council of Independent Schools Scotland (SCIS) 

The Council for the Registration of Schools Teaching Dyslexic Pupils (CReSTeD)

Association of Dyslexia Specialists in Higher Education (ADSHE)

Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland (COSCA)

 

Dyslexia Scotland’s leaflets on a range of topics also have some recommended books for further reading

If you would like some advice, contact Dyslexia Scotland’s Helpline.