Dyslexia
Help
Articles, tips and teaching ideas, and links to other useful sites for Dyslexia teaching, assessment and resources.
CROSSBOW SUPPORTING WEB LINKS:
UK

THE LINKS ON THIS PAGE (Apart from the "generally useful" ones like BDA etc.) are either to lesser-known companies whose material we feel confident to recommend because we know the people and/or their material ourselves, or to websites that we've visited and have found useful.

 

---

Crossbow Education Ltd

www.crossboweducation.com

Award Winning dyslexia teaching resources and Visual Stress Support including coloured overlays, reading rulers and tinted exercise books.

 

British Dyslexia Association site

www.bdadyslexia.org.uk

Loads of information, support groups, helpline numbers, printable leaflets on all aspects of dyslexia, calendar of events etc. Your first-stop UK site for anyone dyslexic themselves or supporting someone dyslexic.

 

Disability World:
http://www.disabilityworld.com

Another general disability site, with a good collection of Dyslexia Links. A useful "portal" for accessing a wide range of disabilities websites:

 

Dyslexic Help

http://www.dyslexichelp.org

Don't miss this excellent information site: very user-friendly, with links on topics like visual dyslexia and special schools as well as resources and other dyslexia-related information.

 

 

Dyslexia Action:

www.dyslexia-inst.org.uk

Dyslexia Action is a national charity that takes action to change the lives of people with dyslexia and literacy difficulties.

 

Homework Correcting Support (UK)
http://www.dyslexiasupport.co.uk

A site to help dyslexic students in the west of England with assignments and deadlines. Work is corrected for a charge.

 

PATOSS

(Professional Assn. of Teachers of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties):

www.Patoss_dyslexia.org

 

The National Literacy Trust: "Building a Literate Nation".

www.literacytrust.org.uk

Information, links and resources for all things literate. Searchable database on new initiatives, current research etc. Very interesting, user-friendly site.

 

The One-Stop Resource site for teachers:
www.schoolzone.co.uk

Not only are they efficient, friendly and successful (loads of hits every week), but they don't charge a fortune to publishers, which encourages people like those listed here. 

 

The Word Pool

www.wordpool.co.uk

An excellent site for book reviews, children's literature, writers and aspiring writers:

 

Dyslexia-Assist

www.dyslexia-assist.org.uk
A one stop hub for free advice, learning tips and ideas. Find a recommended tutor. By parents for parents by children for children. Building resources together.