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Dyslexia
Comprehensive information about Dyslexia: Checklists, Tests, Schools, Tutors etc.
What is Dyslexia?
Dyslexia affects 10% of the population. Problems can show themselves in reading, writing, number work, short-term memory, hand control and visual processing. Timekeeping, sense of direction and interpersonal skills can also be affected.
Dyslexia Definition
Dyslexia is a specific learning difficulty. Problems can show themselves in reading, writing, number work, short-term memory, hand control and visual processing.
Dyslexia Infant Checklist
The following Dyslexia Infant Checklist may indicate a pre-school child is dyslexic - children do not need to have all of these problems.
Repeating children's stories aids vocabulary
Research has shown repeating bedtime stories aids vocabulary.
Dyslexia Children's Checklist
The following dyslexia children's checklist may indicate a child is dyslexic – they do not need to have all of these problems.
Dyslexia & Music
There have been several research papers which appears to support the theory that music helps people with dyslexia learn.
Dyslexia Adult Section
Many adults who have dyslexia have never been diagnosed as being dyslexic. Dyslexics often have major problems in a work environment, filling in forms etc., because they try to hide the problem.
Dyslexia & Examination Concessions
If you have dyslexia you may be able to get concessions with examinations.
Dyslexia FAQ's
A list of frequently asked questions about dyslexia.
Dyslexia Myths
Myths about dyslexia.
Dyslexia Computers & Software
A lot of dyslexic people say when they use a computer,‘The written world opens up to them’. Information on computer software for dyslexics.
Dyslexia - Is Spelling Important?
Is spelling important? Look here and see what you make of this.
Dyslexia Typing Packages
There are quite a few typing packages that can help dyslexic people. I have listed several of them here.
Dyslexia - Languages
Some people with dyslexia have particular problems learning languages. What is the easiest way for people with dyslexia to learn a language?
Dyslexia - Success Stories
People who have been successful, despite their dyslexia or other learning difficulty.
Dyslexia Help & Advice
Help and advice on Dyslexia.
Dysgraphia Facebook forum
Forum for Dyslexia on Facebook .
Dyslexia Links Page
List of national organisations that can give help and advice on dyslexia.
Dyslexia 'Funny Little Ditties'
A few little ditties, that may make you smile!
Dyslexia - Xtraordinary People
Organisation, promoting dyslexia people.

 


Adults with Dyslexia
Dyslexia: Employers Code of Practice
An Employers Code of Practice, published by the BDA.

Poems about Dyslexia
List of poems written by dyslexic people. Dyslexia Supplements
Many parents of children with, dyslexic, dyspraxic and ADHD, now give fatty acid supplements – some parents have had remarkable results.
Dyslexia Book list
A list of books on dyslexia as well as a list of our top ten.
Dyslexia Tutors
A list of Private Tutors for Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, etc.
Dyslexia Specialist Schools
It is important that the correct school is identified for your child. Sometimes, although a school is on your doorstep, it may not always be the best one for your child’s special needs.
Dyslexia Education Centres
A list of Education Centres for Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, etc.
Dyslexia - Legal Advice
Legal advice about dyslexia, in the home, school or workplace.
Dyslexia - Awareness Week
Dyslexia Awareness Week 2011 is from the 31st October to 6th November.
Disabled Students' allowance (DSA) and Dyslexia
Some students' with severe Dyslexia may be able to claim the Disability Student's Allowance (DSA).
Disability Living Allowance (DLA) and Dyslexia
Some students' with severe Dyslexia may be able to claim the Disability Living Allowance (DLA).
Discrimination Act (DDA) and Dyslexia
Under the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA), 1995, it is unlawful to treat a disabled application or employee less favourably because of their disability without justification. Comprehensive information on Dyslexia. This page has been translated into Norwegian. Norwegian and Dyslexia.
Comprehensive information about Dyslexia: What is Dyslexia; Dyslexia Checklists; Tests; How You Can Help at Home;, etc. Norway and Dyslexia. This page is about Dyslexia and has been translated into Norwegian.What is Dyslexia? Norwegian and Dyslexia.
What is Dyslexia? This page on Dyslexia and has been translated into Norwegian.Comprehensive information on Dyslexia. This page has been translated into Spanish. Spanish and Dyslexia.
Comprehensive information about Dyslexia: What is Dyslexia; Dyslexia Checklists; Tests; How You Can Help at Home;, etc. Spanish and Dyslexia. This page is about Dyslexia and has been translated into Spanish.What is Dyslexia? Spanish and Dyslexia.
What is Dyslexia? This page on Dyslexia and has been translated into Spanish.Comprehensive information on Dyslexia. This page has been translated into French. French and Dyslexia.
Comprehensive information about Dyslexia: What is Dyslexia; Dyslexia Checklists; Tests; How You Can Help at Home;, etc. French and Dyslexia. This page is about Dyslexia and has been translated into French.What is Dyslexia? French and Dyslexia.
What is Dyslexia? This page is on Dyslexia and has been translated into French. Comprehensive information on Dyslexia. This page has been translated into German. German and Dyslexia.
Comprehensive information about Dyslexia: What is Dyslexia; Dyslexia Checklists; Tests; How You Can Help at Home;, etc. German and Dyslexia. This page is about Dyslexia and has been translated into German.What is Dyslexia? German and Dyslexia.
What is Dyslexia? This page on Dyslexia and has been translated into German.



 

Dyscalculia
Comprehensive information about Dyscalculia: Checklists, Tests, Schools, How You Can Help, etc.
What is Dyscalculia?
Dyscalculia is a specific learning difficulty in mathematics. Like dyslexia, dyscalculia can be caused by a visual perceptual deficit. Dyscalculia refers specifically to the inability to perform operations in mathematics or arithmetic.
Dyscalculia Definition
Dyscalculia is a specific learning difficulty in mathematics.
Dyscalculia Causes
We still do not know much about the causes of Dyscalculia but between 3% and 6% of people have the condition.
Dyscalculia Checklist
The following Dyscalculia Checklist may indicate dyscalculia.
Dyscalculia Test
Do you have dyscalculia? A Dyscalculia Test is available in this section.
Dyscalculia Workbook
A dyscalculia workbook is available to work through at home.
Dyscalculia - How you Can Help at Home
Useful suggestions on helping students at home, with dyscalculia, by using Multi-Sensory Teaching Methods and developing skills through play.
Book on Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and Other Learning Difficulties.
Dyscalculia Help & Advice
Help and advice on Dyscalculia.
Dyscalculia Book List
A list of books on Dyslexia.
Dyscalculia Links Page
List of national organisations that can give help and advice on Dyscalculia.
Disabled Students' allowance (DSA) and Dyscalculia
Some students' with severe Dyscalculia may be able to claim the Disability Student's Allowance (DSA).
Disability Living Allowance (DLA) and Dyscalculia
Some students' with severe Dyscalculia may be able to claim the Disability Living Allowance (DLA).
Discrimination Act (DDA) and Dyscalculia
Under the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA), 1995, it is unlawful to treat a disabled application or employee less favourably because of their disability without justification.
Dyscalculia - Book a Test / Assessment
We have over 20 specialist assessments / tests on Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) / Dyscalculia, please select one from the list.
Comprehensive information on Dyscalculia. This page has been translated into Norwegian. Norwegian and Dyscalculia.
Comprehensive information about Dyscalculia: What is Dyscalculia; Dyscalculia Checklists; Tests; How You Can Help at Home;, etc. Norway and Dyscalculia. This page is about Dyscalculia and has been translated into Norwegian.
What is Dyscalculia? Norwegian and Dyscalculia.

What is Dyscalculia? This page on Dyscalculia and has been translated into Norwegian.
Comprehensive information on Dyscalculia. This page has been translated into Spanish. Spanish and Dyscalculia.

Comprehensive information about Dyscalculia: What is Dyscalculia; Dyscalculia Checklists; Tests; How You Can Help at Home;, etc. Spanish and Dyscalculia. This page is about Dyscalculia and has been translated into Spanish.
What is Dyscalculia? Spanish and Dyscalculia.

What is Dyscalculia? This page on Dyscalculia and has been translated into Spanish.
Comprehensive information on Dyscalculia.
This page has been translated into French.
French and Dyscalculia.

Comprehensive information about Dyscalculia: What is Dyscalculia; Dyscalculia Checklists; Tests; How You Can Help at Home;, etc. French and Dyscalculia. This page is about Dyscalculia and has been translated into French.
What is Dyscalculia? French and Dyscalculia.

What is Dyscalculia? This page on Dyscalculia and has been translated into French.
Comprehensive information on Dyscalculia. This page has been translated into German. German and Dyscalculia.
Comprehensive information about Dyscalculia: What is Dyscalculia?; Dyscalculia Checklists; Tests; How You Can Help at Home;, etc. German and Dyscalculia. This page is about Dyscalculia and has been translated into German.
What is Dyscalculia? German and Dyscalculia.

What is Dyscalculia? This page on Dyscalculia and has been translated into German.

 



 


Dysgraphia
Comprehensive information about Dysgraphia: Checklists, Tests, Schools, How You Can Help, etc.
What is Dysgraphia?
Dysgraphia is the inability to write properly. Dysgraphia refers specifically to the inability to perform operations in handwriting. It could be described as an extreme difficulty with fine-motor skills.
Dysgraphia Definition
A definition of dysgraphia by Dr D Cowell and Maria Chivers.
What Causes Dysgraphia?
We still do not know very much about dysgraphia, but is thought the cause of this disorder could be due to a language disorder and/or damage to the motor system.
Dysgraphia Checklist
The following dysgraphia checklist may indicate dysgraphia.
Dysgraphia Test
Do you have dysgraphia? A Dysgraphia Test is available in this section.
Dysgraphia Workbook
A dysgraphia workbook will shortly be available to work through at home.
Dysgraphia - Useful Aids & Equipment
There are so many aids and equipment for dysgraphia that parents are often totally confused with what to purchase first. Dysgraphia - Software
A range of software for dysgraphia.
Dyslexia Specialist Tutors
A list of Private Tutors for Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, etc.
Dysgraphia - Handwriting
Most teachers will allow student’s to do their homework, either in a cursive script or on a computer.
Dysgraphia Facebook forum
Forum for Dysgraphia on Facebook .
Dysgraphia Research
The NINDS supports research on neurological disorders such as dysgraphia, with the goal of finding ways to prevent and treat them.
Dysgraphia Book List
A list of books on Dysgraphia.
Dysgraphia Links Page
List of national organisations that can give help and advice on Dysgraphia.
Disabled Students' allowance (DSA) and Dysgraphia
Some students' with severe Dysgraphia may be able to claim the Disability Student's Allowance (DSA).
Disability Living Allowance (DLA) and Dysgraphia
Some students' with severe Dysgraphia may be able to claim the Disability Living Allowance (DLA).
Discrimination Act (DDA) and Dysgraphia
Under the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA), 1995, it is unlawful to treat a disabled application or employee less favourably because of their disability without justification.
Dysgraphia - Book a Test / Assessment
We have over 20 specialist assessments / tests on Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) / Dysgraphia, please select one from the list.
Comprehensive information on Dysgraphia. This page has been translated into Norwegian. Norwegian and Dysgraphia.
Comprehensive information about Dysgraphia: What is Dysgraphia; Dysgraphia Checklists; Tests; How You Can Help at Home;, etc. Norway and Dysgraphia. This page is about Dysgraphia and has been translated into Norwegian.
What is Dysgraphia? Norwegian and Dysgraphia.

What is Dysgraphia? This page on Dysgraphia and has been translated into Norwegian.Comprehensive information on Dysgraphia. This page has been translated into Spanish. Spanish and Dysgraphia.
Comprehensive information about Dysgraphia: What is Dysgraphia; Dysgraphia Checklists; Tests; How You Can Help at Home;, etc. Spanish and Dysgraphia. This page is about Dysgraphia and has been translated into Spanish.What is Dysgraphia? Spanish and Dysgraphia.
What is Dysgraphia? This page on Dysgraphia and has been translated into Spanish.Comprehensive information on Dysgraphia. This page has been translated into French. French and Dysgraphia.
Comprehensive information about Dysgraphia: What is Dysgraphia; Dysgraphia Checklists; Tests; How You Can Help at Home;, etc. French and Dysgraphia. This page is about Dysgraphia and has been translated into French.What is Dysgraphia? French and Dysgraphia.
What is Dysgraphia? This page on Dysgraphia and has been translated into French.Comprehensive information on Dysgraphia. This page has been translated into German. German and Dysgraphia.
Comprehensive information about Dysgraphia: What is Dysgraphia?; Dysgraphia Checklists; Tests; How You Can Help at Home;, etc. German and Dysgraphia. This page is about Dysgraphia and has been translated into German.
What is Dysgraphia? German and Dysgraphia.

What is Dysgraphia? This page on Dysgraphia and has been translated into German.


Adults with Dysgraphia
Dysgraphia & Adults
The following dyslexia children's checklist may indicate a child is dyslexic – they do not need to have all of these problems.Dysgraphia Exam Concessions
If you have dyslexia you may be able to get concessions with examinations. Teenagers Guide to Dysgraphia
Dyslexic teenagers face special problems - this book, which speaks directly to the teenager will help solve them.
Dysgraphia: Teenager's Point of View
A teenager describes what is is like to be dysgraphic.

 



 

Dyspraxia
Comprehensive information about Dyspraxia: Checklists, Tests, Schools, How You Can Help, etc.
What is Dyspraxia?
Dyspraxia is also called: Developmental Dyspraxia or Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD).
Dyspraxia Definition
A definition of dyspraxia.
What Causes Dyspraxia?
It is still not certain what causes dyspraxia but it is thought to be due to an immaturity of neurone development in the brain.
Dyspraxia Infant Checklist
The following Dyspraxia Checklist may indicate Dyspraxia.
Dyspraxia Children’s Checklist
The following Dyspraxia Checklist may indicate Dyspraxia.
Dyspraxia - Useful Aids & Equipment
There are many useful aids and equipment available for people with dyspraxia.
Dyspraxia Book List
A list of books on Dyspraxia.
Dyspraxia Links Page
List of national organisations that can give help and advice on Dyspraxia.
Disabled Students' allowance (DSA) and Dyspraxia
Some students' with severe may be able to claim the Disability Student's Allowance (DSA).
Disability Living Allowance (DLA) and Dyspraxia
Some students' with severe Dyspraxia may be able to claim the Disability Living Allowance (DLA).
Discrimination Act (DDA) and Dyspraxia
Under the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA), 1995, it is unlawful to treat a disabled application or employee less favourably because of their disability without justification.
What is Dyspraxia? Spanish and Dyspraxia.
What is Dyspraxia? This page is on Dyspraxia and has been translated into Spanish.Comprehensive information on Dyspraxia. This page has been translated into Spanish. Spanish and Dyspraxia.
Comprehensive information about Dyspraxia: What is Dyspraxia; Dyspraxia Checklists; How You Can Help at Home;, etc. Spanish and Dyspraxia. This page is about Dyspraxia and has been translated into Spanish.



Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Comprehensive information about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Checklists, Tests, Schools, How You Can Help, etc.
What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)?
A child who can’t concentrate; moves around constantly; has poor school performance (in contrast with his intelligence) and has disruptive behaviour may be suffering with ADHD.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Infant Checklist
The following checklist may indicate Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Children’s Checklist
The following checklist may indicate Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Adults
The following is a guide for adults, with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Myths about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
A List of myths about ADHD.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Supplements
Many parents of children with, dyslexic, dyspraxic and ADHD, now give fatty acid supplements – some parents have had remarkable results.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Medication
There will always be debate over whether certain medications can help to control children with ADHD.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Book List
A list of books on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Help & Advice
Help and advice on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)Links Page
List of national organisations that can give help and advice on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Disabled Student's allowance (DSA) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Some students' with severe Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may be able to claim the Disability Student's Allowance (DSA).
Disability Living Allowance (DLA) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Some students' with severe Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may be able to claim the Disability Living Allowance (DLA).
Discrimination Act (DDA) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Under the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA), 1995, it is unlawful to treat a disabled application or employee less favourably because of their disability without justification.
ADHD - Book a Test / Assessment
We have over 20 specialist assessments / tests on Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD), (ADHD), please select one from the list.

 



 

Gifted / Giftedness / Able / Talented
Comprehensive information about Gifted /Giftedness, Checklists, Tests, Schools, How You Can Help, etc.
What is Gifted / Giftedness / Able / Talented?
Gifted children are those considered by Educational Systems to have a particular talent in specific areas, e.g. chess, music, mathematics, art.
Gifted Checklist
The following Gifted / Giftedness / Able / Talented Checklist may indicate Giftedness.
Gifted Online Test
A List of books on Giftedness. Gifted Useful Aids & Equipment
A List of books on Giftedness.
Gifted Book List
A List of books on Giftedness.
Gifted Help & Advice
Help and advice on Giftedness.
Gifted Links Page
List of national organisations that can give help and advice on Gifted.
Gifted - IQ - Book a Test / Assessment
We have over 20 specialist assessments / tests on Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) / Giftedness, please select one from the list.


 

Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NLD)
Comprehensive information about Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NLD): Checklists, Tests, Schools, How You Can Help, etc. What is Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NLD)?
Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NLD) refer to problem solving which does not directly involve the use of spoken language.
Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NLD) Help & Advice

Help and advice on Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NLD).
Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NLD) Book List
A list of books on Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NLD).
Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NLD ) Links Page
List of national organisations that can give help and advice on Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NLD).
Nonverbal Learning Difficulties (NLD) - Book a Test / Assessment
We have over 20 specialist assessments / tests on Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) / Nonverbal Learning Difficulties, please select one from the list.



 

Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD)
Comprehensive information about Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD): Tests, Schools, How You Can Help, etc.
What is Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD)?
Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD) refers . . . . . . .
Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD) Help & Advice
List of national organisations that can give help and advice on Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD) .
Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD) - Book List
A list of Books on Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD) .
Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD) Links Page
Useful list of links to other web site's that can give help and advice on Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD).



 

Speech & Language Therapy & Dyslexia
Comprehensive information about Speech & Language Difficulties: Tests, Schools, How You Can Help, etc.
Speech & Language Difficulties - An Introduction
It is important to identify children with Speech & Language problems at the earliest possible time, so that the child can be assessed and a detailed plan put in place to help the child.
Speech & Language Therapy - Checklist
A Checklist for Speech & Language.
Speech & Language Therapy - Help & Advice

Speech & Language Help & Advice.
Speech & Language Therapy - Book List
A list of Speech & Language Books.
Speech & Language Links Page
List of national organisations that can give help and advice on Speech & Language problems.





Left-Handed / Lefthanded / Lefties & Learning Difficulties (SpLDs)
Comprehensive information about Left-Handed Difficulties: Useful Equipment, Help & Advice, etc.
Left-Handers make up approximately 10% of the population and they are more likely to suffer from dyslexia, however, they are also more likely to be members of Mensa, (so that's got to be a bit of a bonus).
Comprehensive information about Speech & Language Difficulties: Tests, Schools, How You Can Help, etc.
Left-Handed - An Introduction
Comprehensive information about Left-Handed Difficulties: Useful Equipment, Help & Advice, etc.




 

> Health & Dyslexia

Auditory (Ear Problems) & Dyslexia
Comprehensive information about Auditory difficulties & Dyslexia: Listening Checklist, Products, Help & Advice.
Auditory (Ear Problems) - An Introduction
Deafness is often associated with older people. But many are born deaf or profoundly deaf - others become so after an illness.
Auditory - Listening Checklist
One million children (0-8 years) will experience temporary deafness caused by 'glue ear'.
Auditory - 'Glue Ear'
One million children (0-8 years) will experience temporary deafness caused by 'glue ear'.
Auditory & ARROW
The Improvement of Listening, Reading and Spelling Skills of Dyslexic Students.
Auditory & Tomatis
The method uses specially modified auditory feedback in a broad range of frequencies
Auditory Integration Therapy (AIT)
Some people have different hearing levels in each ear. Others can have hearing problems which include: hypersensitivity to certain frequencies.
Auditory & Lexiphone
The Lexiphone method is to retrain auditory attention and speech awareness during selected listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities.
Auditory - Interactive Metronome (IM)

For centuries, musicians have used a metronome to help them keep time. Recently, it has hit the headlines as work is being carried out with clients with dyslexia and ADHD.
Auditory & SAMONAS
The system is said to train the auditory system to process the full range of sound without distortion, hypersensitivity, or frequency loss.
Auditory & Fast ForWord - Scientific Learning
Fast ForWord works on the principle that some children with language problems do not hear sounds correctly.
Auditory & Music Therapy
Music Therapy is used within a therapeutic relationship to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of people.
Auditory Help & Advice
Help and advice on Auditory problems.
Auditory Links Page
List of national organisations that can give help and advice on Auditory problems.

 

 

Eye Related Therapies & Dyslexia
Comprehensive information about Eye Related Therapies / Vision Problems & Dyslexia: Eye Tests, Help & Advice, etc.
Eye Related Therapies & Dyslexia- An Introduction
Vision problems are often undetected in young children and can cause problems with literacy skills.
Eye Related Therapies - Vision Checklist
A Vision Checklist to help identify if a child has an eye problem.
Eye Related Therapies - Eye Tests
Statistics show that many children with undetected eye problems have learning difficulties.
Eye Related Therapies - Coloured Overlays
Coloured overlays are clear coloured plastic sheets that can be placed over a page in a book.
Eye Related Therapies - Irlen Syndrome
Irlen Syndrome is thought to affect about 50% of students with specific learning difficulties, such as dyslexia.
Eye Related Therapies - Intuitive Colorimeter
These glasses are made with the help of the Intuitive Colorimeter and help people with dyslexia and other specific learning difficulties.
Eye Related Therapies - ChromaGen Lenses
ChromaGen Lenses were developed at the Corneal Laser Centre for colour blindness at Clattersbridge Hospital, Wirral. The Lens is similar to ordinary soft contact lenses, but has a tiny speck of colour that is almost invisible.
Eye Related Therapies - Visual Tracking Magnifier (VTM)
The Visual Tracking Magnifier (VTM) is the result of many years research by Ian Jordan, who is well known for his pioneering work in designing equipment that can effectively measure and treat visual dyslexia.
Eye Related Therapies - Vision Training
The role of vision problems in children with learning difficulties has varied in popularity over the last twenty years, but has recently come to the fore again with the development of coloured contact lenses for the treatment of dyslexia.
Eye Related Therapies - Dunlop Test
The 'Dunlop Test' has been found to be very helpful when it has been used on children with dyslexia or other specific learning difficulties.

 



 

Diet / Nutrition & Dyslexia
Comprehensive information about Diet / Nutrition / Learning Difficulties & Dyslexia: Listening Checklist, Products, Help & Advice, etc.
Diet / Nutrition & Dyslexia - An Introduction
Many scientific studies have shown that a nutritionally complete diet is necessary in the development of vision, learning ability and co-ordination.
Diet / Nutrition & Fatty Acids
Many studies have concluded that abnormal levels of fatty acids in the brain could be behind the practical and behavioural problems experienced by dyslexic children, as well as those with dyspraxia and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADD).
Diet / Nutrition & Fatty Acids - Deficiencies

Many studies have concluded that abnormal levels of fatty acids in the brain could be behind the practical and behavioural problems experienced by dyslexic children, as well as those with dyspraxia and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADD).
Diet / Nutrition & Fatty Acids - Vegetarians
Many studies have concluded that abnormal levels of fatty acids in the brain could be behind the practical and behavioural problems experienced by dyslexic children, as well as those with dyspraxia and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADD).
Diet / Nutrition & Zinc Deficiencies
Zinc is one of our body’s most important trace minerals and there has been some research to show that people with dyslexia have been linked to a deficiency of this mineral.
Diet / Nutrition & Iron Deficiencies
There is research to show that anaemia affects the mental abilities of children. Further research has also hinted that iron deficiency is enough to change brain iron levels - which in turn alter the way neurotransmitters, behave in the brain.
Diet / Nutrition & Medication
There will always be debate over whether certain medications can help to control children with ADHD and some other specific learning difficulties (SpLDs).
Diet / Nutrition & Salicylates

There will always be debate over whether certain medications can help to control children with ADHD and some other specific learning difficulties (SpLDs).
Diet / Nutrition - Help & Advice
Help and advice on Dietary issues.
Diet / Nutrition Links Page
List of national organisations that can give help and advice on Diet and Nutrition.

 



 

Complementary Therapies & Dyslexia
Comprehensive information about Complementary Therapies / Learning Difficulties & Dyslexia: Alexander Technique; Chiropractic; Osteopathy; Physiotherapy; yoga.
Complementary Therapies & Dyslexia - An Introduction
For many years complementary therapies has been under the scrutiny of many different specialists. The result has been a wealth of information, but where do you start? This part of the site looks at Complementary Therapies in relation to Dyslexia.
Complementary Therapies - Alexander Technique & Dyslexia
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Complementary Therapies - Chiropractic & Dyslexia
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Complementary Therapies - Physiotherapy & Dyslexia
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Complementary Therapies - Osteopathy & Dyslexia
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Complementary Therapies - Book List & Dyslexia
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Complementary Therapies - Help & Advice - Dyslexia
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Complementary Therapies - Links & Dyslexia
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Alternative Therapies & Dyslexia
Comprehensive information about Developmental Therapies / Learning Difficulties & Dyslexia: Hypnotherapy; Pilates; Rolfing; Feldenkrais etc.
Alternative Therapies & Dyslexia - An Introduction
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Alternative Therapies - Hypnotherapy & Dyslexia
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Alternative Therapies - Pilates & Dyslexia
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Alternative Therapies - Rolfing & Dyslexia
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Alternative Therapies - Feldenkrais & Dyslexia
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Alternative Therapies - Zero Balancing & Dyslexia
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Alternative Therapies - Book List & Dyslexia
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Alternative Therapies - Help & Advice - Dyslexia
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Alternative Therapies - Links & Dyslexia
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Developmental Therapies & Dyslexia
Comprehensive information about Developmental Therapies / Learning Difficulties & Dyslexia: Brain Gym, Chiropractic, Help & Advice, etc.
Developmental Therapies & Dyslexia - An Introduction
There is a school of thought that dyslexia and many specific learning difficulties are due to developmental disorders. This does not mean that a child has been permanently damaged but that certain early developmental reflexes have not fully matured.
Developmental Therapies - Brain Gym & Dyslexia
It is claimed that Brain Gym can help students with dyslexia and dyspraxia by improving reading, writing, co-ordination and concentration.
Developmental Therapies - Chiropractic & Dyslexia
Some children with dyslexia or specific learning difficulties have made very good progress by using a chiropractic.
Developmental Therapies - Primary Movement & Dyslexia

Some children with dyslexia or specific learning difficulties have made very good progress by going back to 'tiny moves'.
Developmental Therapies - Neuro Developmental Delay (NDD) & Dyslexia
It is believed that Neuro Developmental Delay (NDD) can help children with dyslexia and other learning difficulties.
Developmental Therapies - Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) & Dyslexia
NLP tries to explain the way we process our thoughts to achieve a way of working. It involves: Brain – Neuro; Language – Linguistic; Body – Programming.
Developmental Therapies - Brain Injured Rehabilitation Development (BIRD) & Dyslexia
Some children with dyslexia or specific learning difficulties have made very good progress by using a developmental therapist, trained in (BIRD).
Developmental Therapies - PhonoGraphix & Dyslexia
PhonoGraphix has centres in many countries of the world. Many dyslexic people have found this programme to be very beneficial.
Developmental Therapies - Neuro Developmental Delay (NDD) & Dyslexia
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Developmental Therapies - Book List & Dyslexia
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Developmental Therapies - Help & Advice - Dyslexia
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Developmental Therapies - Links & Dyslexia
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Languages and Special Needs

Languages and Special Needs
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Memory Aids

Memory Aids
Comprehensive information about aids to develop memory skills and improve IQ. Help and advice, etc.

 

Can milk improve your memory and/or IQ?
Have a glass of milk each day and improve your IQ? True or False?

 

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News Articles

Index Page Dyslexia
Comprehensive information articles in the news on our site.

 

Index Page Dysgraphia
Comprehensive information articles in the news on our site.

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Maria Chivers bid to raise 25,000 signatures for Organ Donor Register

 

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