British Dyslexia Association
A national organisation for children and adults with dyslexia. The BDA has a network of local associations and offers resources through its

Dyscovery Centre
A specialist centre, based in the University of Newport, offering assessments, resources and training on Specific Learning Differences.

Dyspraxia Foundation
The DF is committed to making the teaching and medical professions more aware of dyspraxia. It now has an adult committee.

The Professional Association of Teachers of Students with Specific Learning Differences. Patoss members provide tuition, assessments and support for children and adults with SpLDs, specialising in education contexts.

Adult Dyslexia Organisation
A national user-led organisation run by adults with dyslexia.

Dyslexia Foundation
Based in Liverpool. Provides screening, assessments, advice and an informative website covering many aspects of dyslexia.

The National Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Information and Support Service. Services include a network of support groups and a resource centre in London.

National Autistic Society
A national organisation for children and adults with Autism Spectrum Conditions, including Asperger Syndrome. It’s services include the provision of mentors.

Dyslexia Assessment & Consultancy
A London-based organisation with tutors nationwide who can provide services for people with Specific Learning Differences. It specialises in workplace support and training.

Assistive Technology

Assistive technology for professionals, parents, children and students. Training sessions available. Products can be viewed in Cambridge shop.

Specialising in the supply of computer hardware, software and other technological equipment to support people with disabilities

Visual Stress

Society for Coloured Lens Prescribers
Optometrists specialising in SpLD-related visual difficulties.

Cerium Visual Technologies
Overlays and list of specialist practitioners.

Full information on benefits of overlays


LDA Learning
Provides a wide range of learning materials.

On-line screening tests for dyslexia, both around £30:

Am I Dyslexic

Spot Your Potential