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Here are the resources we found for dyslexia for parents and families:
What is Dyslexia?
(Featured resource)Dyslexia affects up to 1 in 5 people, but the experience of dyslexia isn’t always the same. This difficulty in processing language exists along a spectrum – one that doesn’t necessarily fit with labels like ‘normal’ and ‘defective.’ In this video, Kelli Sandman-Hurley urges us to think again about dyslexic brain function and to celebrate the neurodiversity of the human brain.
The True Gifts of a Dyslexic Mind
In this inspiring, advocate and educator Dean Bragonier offers a different take on Dyslexia. By looking at the unique mindset of Dyslexics as a strength, Dean reframes a perceived weakness as a powerful tool and teaches us all an important lesson about the power of an open mind and an open heart.
British Dyslexia Association
The British Dyslexia Association is the voice of dyslexic people. They aim to influence governement and other institutions to promote a dyslexia friendly society, that enables dyslexic people of all ages to reach their full potential.
Dyslexia Action offers training at various levels to ensure that staff within the education section are able to deal with dyslexia and other difficulties that occur at the same time. They also offer a number of services for those who are already trained specific learning difficulties specialist teachers and assessors.
Signs of Dyslexia at Different Ages
When most people think about dyslexia, they think about struggles with reading but dyslexia can also affect speaking, spelling and other skills that involve language. This webpage covers signs of dyslexia in different age ranges including young people about to start school, through to teenagers.
I’m Concerned my Child might have Dyslexia. Now What?
Are you wondering if your child’s reading issues might be caused by dyslexia? It can be hard to know where to start in order to find out. This webpage contains nine steps you can take to determine whether your child has dyslexia and to discover where to turn next to help.