Providing Learning Support for Students with Hidden Disabilities and Dyslexia Undertaking Fieldwork and Related Activities

Some Organisations with Expertise in Hidden Disabilities and Dyslexia

British Dyslexia Association (BDA)

98 London Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5AU

Tel: +44 (0)1189 662677 Fax: +44 (0)1189 351927

Represents and co-ordinates local dyslexia associations.

Dyspraxia Foundation

8 West Alley, Hitchin, SG5 1EG

Tel: +44 (0)1462 454986 Fax: +44 (0)1462 455052

Promotes understanding and offers information.

Meares Irlen Syndrome Institute

c/o 123 High Street, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1QT

Tel/Fax: +44 (0)1460 65555

Irlen Centres throughout the United Kingdom and Eire are committed to research experimental programmes and support to help those with perceptually-based problems often found in conjunction with specific learning difficulties.

ME Association

4 Corringham Road, Stanford-le-Hope, Essex, SS17 0AH

Tel: +44 (0)1375 642466 Fax: +44 (0)1375 360256

The ME Association provides an information line for general enquiries along with an extensive range of literature.

O.A.S.I.S (On-line Asperger's Syndrome Information Resources)

This site provides a "first stop" for information about Asperger's Syndrome.

Skill: National Bureau for Students with Disabilities

The main UK body relating to students with disabilities which offers a wide range of information, advice and relevant publications.

18-20 Crucifix Lane, London, SE1 3JW

General enquiries - Tel: (voice or text) +44 (0)207 4500620 Fax: +44 (0)207 4500650


Information lines - Tel: (free phone) +44 (0)800 3285050 (M-F13:30 - 16:30)

Textphone: (free phone) +44 (0)800 0682422


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