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A comprehensive, not for profit site with a wide range of information for disabled people and their carers in the UK. A wealth of contact details about organisations and agencies who may be able to help you. Find upcoming events, buy mobility aids, health and therapy products, download advice and information sheets on many disabilities, buying a wheelchair, etc. etc. Thanks to David from IT Buddy for suggesting this link.
Learning Differences, although no longer updated, has lots of useful information plus a few select resources including this fascinating set of mnemonic clues, a huge selection of compound words, and two interesting conference handouts on ADD (The Racing Mind) and right/left discrimi
This site contains a huge 200 page downloadable e-book entitled: The Cognitive Psychology of Literacy Teaching: Reading, Writing, Spelling, Dyslexia (& a bit besides) written by Hugo Kerr. This might sound rather dry but is actually an absorbing read – although I must admit I was drawn in by the appendices – most which are in poetry! The author’s sceptical, yet reasoned, views on dyslexia are fascinating. Sue Godsland’s Dyslexics.org is another site which expresses similar views.
A framework for understanding Dyslexia was a very useful DfES site (now archived on the Excellence Gateway) to accompany the free paper-based resource folder of the same name. Particularly useful for background theory. There are also useful case studies including one about Dyslexia and maths.
Dyslexia at College is a great source of information and study tips for college and university students. Get help with giving presentations, note-taking, essay writing, organisation and more. Plus help for teachers.
This site does not appear to have been updated recently but still contains many useful handouts – I like the two column note section. Thanks to Ellen Lessner, Abingdon & Witney College for this link.