Links


You may find the following links useful. Please note HWDA is not responsible for the content of these sites.

British Dyslexia Association (BDA) “the voice of dyslexic people” for a wealth of information and advice

BDA New Technologies Committee  for advice on using technology to help with dyslexia

Wise Owl Toys for games and other resources for dyslexics and left-handers. Discount offered at their Worcester shop to members of HWDA!

WordCardGenerator for an inexpensive program  for use in school and at home to make games to reinforce literacy teaching and throughout the curriculum

Seeing Ear is a charity which offers a free-of-charge lending library to dyslexics and others who find reading text difficult. Books are provided in Microsoft Word format so they can be read via a screen reader or a voice reader. The library includes fiction, non-fiction (including some school text books) and a children’s section.

Worcestershire County Council explains the September 2014 SEN Reforms here. Worcestershire’s Local Offer details are here. ‘Ordinarily Available’ is a framework which describes the entitlement of pupils in Worcestershire mainstream schools – the Local Offer. This is the final published document incorporating updates and feedback following consultation.