For help and information ring 0845 22 60 240
Dyslexia Network Plus provides a range of services. These include:
Loans of books, games special equipment
These can be viewed by arrangement at events or via the Helpline
Viewing of specialist software
We have two laptops with specialised dyslexia software that can be viewed and discussed at events. We have demo discs of some titles that can be tried out on your own PC
Advice and support
This can be sought via the Helpline and at all our sessions, from teachers and parents with wide experience of dyslexic learning differences.
For help, information, or consultation on dyslexic issues, ring 0845 22 60 240 for more details.
We produce guides that can be downloaded – more in the pipeline!
Some helpful hints to help parents prepare for the annual review meeting with teachers Parents Review
You could also find useful information here:
An overview of some of the software that is helpful for dyslexic users Software guide
Some advice on teaching/learning keyboard skills Learn to Touchtype
There are many features in MS Word, that can be very helpful to dyslexic users of all ages. You need to ‘poke around’ in the menus, but here are some tips on how to access them. MS Word support
We have the Lexion screening software which will provide some analysis of your child’s learning differences and if appropriate, there are exercises you can take home to run on your own computer.
Some children have sensitivity to the the contrast of black print on white paper and this may be impinging on their ability to read. A simple screening will establish if this is a problem or not.
If you are faced with problems with the LA or school in geting the support your child needs, our Befriender can provide advice and support.
Meeting and talking to people with similar problems and successes
One of the most successful aspects of a support group is meeting with others who have, or have had similar problems. It is not just a ‘moaning session’, but the chance to share good ideas and find solutions to apparently unsolvable problems.