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Sources of Support

Dyslexia Friendly Swindon
The online home of the Swindon Dyslexia-SpLD Service

Dyslexia Local Parent Support Group
Swindon Dyslexia Centre - Georgie James Telephone: 01793 702555

The British Dyslexia Association (BDA)
The BDA is the voice of dyslexic people and aims to promote a dyslexia friendly society. They promote early identification and support in schools to ensure opportunity to learn for dyslexic learners.
Helpline: (0845) 251 9002
Website PLUS Courses for parents: practical solutions for dyslexia

Dyslexia Parents Resource
Many teachers, teaching assistants and parents find themselves responsible for the education or support of a dyslexic child or teenager but do not feel equippped with the knowledge about dyslexia or synthetic phonics. Our distance learning multi-media courses provide practical training in how to support and teach a child who is, or may be, suffering from dyslexia, either in school or at home.      Website

Wiltshire Dyslexia Association
The WDA is an independently registered charity run by volunteers and is based in Chippenham. Our aim is to improve the understanding and provision throughout Wiltshire for people with dyslexia. We provide support and services by running a busy helpline and arranging dyslexia awareness events.
Helpline: 01249 655489

MDDA (Marlborough and District Dyslexia Association
The MDDA (Marlborough and District Dyslexia Association) is a local, independent charity that has been active for 20 years and in that time it has supported hundreds of local dyslexic children and adults, their families and their schools. Our main objective is to encourage the identification of those with a Specific Learning Difficulty (Dyslexia) and to advance their education.
We continue to provide support to dyslexics, their families, teachers and schools by providing:
  • A drop-in surgery on the second Saturday of each month from 10 to 12 at Marlborough Library.
  • Free loan of a wide selection of resources such as books, tapes and games.
  • Help line – Our helpline contact is Susanne Harris. The advice is given in confidence and Susanne can provide guidance on aspects of dyslexia, including assessments and referrals to other professionals outside the Association.
         Telephone: 07729452143
         Email: Click Here To Email us!
         Twitter: @MDDAdyslexia
  • Anyone can contact us for advice, they do not have to be a member of the association or be in the education system.
  • Two dyslexia – related lectures each year to inform, stimulate and encourage parents, dyslexics and teachers. We are always interested to hear from you about topics you would like covered in the future.      Website

We hope you find our site informative and interesting and welcome feedback at any time. If you would like to visit the school please do not hesitate to contact the school office any time. If you require paper copies of any information on our website, please ask at the office.

Red Oaks Primary School, Redhouse Way, North Swindon Learning Campus, Swindon SN25 2AN
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