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Name  Dyslexia
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Symptoms of Dyslexia
Dyslexia is a specific kind of learning difficulty, where a child of normal intelligence has persistent and significant problems with reading, writing and spelling, and sometimes with arithmetic and musical notation.
Types  
Useful national contacts The British Dyslexia Association
Tel. 0333 405 4567.
Opening times: 10 a.m. – 12.30 and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. Closed Wednesday afternoons
Link opens in new window www.bdadyslexia.org.uk
Dyslexia Action
Tel. 01784 222300
Link opens in new window www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk
Dyslexia Foundation
Tel. 0151 709 0545
Link opens in new window https://dyslexiafoundation.org
Dyslexia-SplD Trust
Link opens in new window www.thedyslexia-spldtrust.org.uk
Children & young people

My child's education (British Dyslexia Association)
Link opens in new window https://tinyurl.com/y6nq89zf

Online resources

Dyslexia (Contact, charity for families with disabled children)
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Dyslexia - Symptoms (NHS website)
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Dyslexia Guide (Hampstead & Frognal Tutors Ltd)
with resources including helpful strategies, and tests, plus details of apps and the latest technology to help you to better manage reading and writing
Link opens in new window https://tinyurl.com/y8fzg7je

How to support a pupil with dyslexia (Engage Education)
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 Living with a condition (The Brain Charity)

News and events  
Our resources

Can I tell you about dementia? The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Dyslexia and on a wide range of disability-related issues.

Visit our library to read Can I tell you about Dyslexia? A guide for friends, family and professionals by Alan M. Hultquist. Or look for this book in your local library.