Here are some of our favourite links on the web, some are about dyslexia, some are for children and some are just for fun. If you have any fab. links you would like to see included then email us now and we will add them on.
British Dyslexia Association http://www.bda-dyslexia.org.uk A great site for information. Packed with facts, contacts and help for anyone with dyslexia or who works with dyslexics. Gives information on the local branches.
The Dyslexia Institute http://www.dyslexia-inst.org.uk Also a site with plenty of details about dyslexia, what to look for, who to contact and all about assessment.
Iamdyslexic http://www.iamdyslexic.com Barnaby Blackburns great site. Barnaby is a 12 year old dyslexic boy who has constructed this site at school. It is not only about his experiences as a dyslexic but also contains lots of useful information about coping with dyslexia.
www.irlen.com- the Irlen Institute website.
www.dyslexic.com is the site of iANSYST Ltd Dyslectech. It aims to be a comprehensive resource of computer and technology based tools to help people with dyslexia make the most of their abilities, and background information to help make informed choices. There is special emphasis on education from early literacy to University and Adult Education. It is particularly strong on computers and speech, both dictation systems and speech feedback.
Both the above sites are aimed at teenagers and contain tips and advice.
Other sites we like:
Listening Books at http://www.listening-books.org.uk A great charity that for the cost of £50 a year sends you taped books. With a vast selection of books and free postage for dyslexics.
The Eden Project, Cornwall http://www.edenproject.com The Eden Project is a wonderful attraction based down near St. Austell in Cornwall. It is now fully planted and is brilliant. My girls loved it. The tropical biome is beautiful and there is lots to see.