Useful links and documents for children and adults

 

On this page you'll find general useful links.

 

For specific links and documents for parents and guardians, adults and teachers please click on the links to the right.

 

 

 

General Information and links

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

British Dyslexia Association

British Dyslexia Association: www.bdadyslexia.org.uk

 

The BDA considers itself to be the voice of dyslexic people in the UK. They aim to influence government and other institutions to promote a dyslexia-friendly society.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dyslexia Action

Dyslexia Action: www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk

 

This is a national charity and provides services and support for people with dyslexia and literacy difficulties.

The Codpast

The Codpast: thecodpast.org

The Codpast is a fresh and contemporary online publication for students and adults with Dyslexia. If you’re looking for up to the minute news and views on technology, study skills, employment, events and entertainment; we’ve got it covered. Check out our videos, podcasts and articles or subscribe to our newsletter to make sure you never miss another piece of our content.

Dyslexia Talk

Dyslexia Talk (dysTalk) www.dystalk.com

 

The dysTalk site provides information and advice on learning, and a forum for discussion of dyslexia-related matters. Much of the information is presented in video form. Some of the speakers are associated with the

Davis Learning Foundation, which is a licensed affiliate of the Davis

 

One Little Dyslexic

One Little Dyslexic represents the research of Lois MacCullagh. A goldmine of hints and tips for studying techniques for dyslexics. 

 

www.facebook.com/OneLittleDyslexic

www.OneLittleDyslexic.net

 

 

Dyslexia Research Trust

Dyslexia Research Trust: www.dyslexic.org.uk

 

The Dyslexia Research Trust was set up by Professor John Stein and Dr Sue Fowler at Oxford University to fund cutting edge interdisciplinary research into dyslexia and other related conditions and to support free clinics to assess and assist people with these conditions. Below is a presentation from John about the Magnocellular Theory of Dyslexia.

‘Wobbles, Warbles & Fish’ - the Magnocellular Theory of Dyslexia

 

Information on adult dyslexia

For a full set of information sheets on adult dyslexia: www.workingwithdyslexia.com

 

Bristol Dyslexia Centre

Bristol Dyslexia Centre: www.dyslexiacentre.co.uk

 

Bristol Dyslexia Centre is an independent teaching and assessment centre for people of all ages. It takes students from over 100 different schools, colleges and universities in Bristol and surrounding areas.

Root Experience

Root Experience: http://www.rootexperience.org/

 

The Root Experience brings people together with invisible disabilities for discussion groups, creative workshops and conversation. Their Hidden Stories project will turn people’s written testimonials into an accessible graphic novel which will be taken on a roadshow to help people understand what it’s like to live with a hidden disability.

To find out more about their Hidden Stories project click on the link below.

Information about Root Experience

The Studying With Dyslexia Blog

The Studying With Dyslexia Blog: https://studyingwithdyslexiablog.co.uk/  

The Studying With Dyslexia Blog is a blog by John Hicks a Dyslexia Blogger’ is a parent, an assistive technology advocate and works with neurodiverse clients to help develop their self-esteem, confidence and motivation. John’s aim to provide articles that are useful and meaningful enough so as to empower you to help your dyslexic learner be the best that they can be.

MEMBERSHIP

Membership of the ODA means you are helping to support the work we do as well as being part of our community. You will be invited to talks, receive our newsletter, be kept up to date about any other events and news and be invited to the ODA AGM. 

 

Parents and guardians of children at Saturday School need to be members of the ODA. 

 

Please download the form here. 

 

 

 

 

Links to other websites do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by Oxfordshire Dyslexia Association of any products, services, policies or opinions of the organisation or individual managing or maintaining that site. Although every care is taken, Oxfordshire Dyslexia Association cannot be liable for any loss or damage (including consequential loss or damage) arising from the use of, or reliance on, the information in its website.

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