Welcome to SHADDA - the St Helens and District Dyslexia Association
There are a number of resources that can help you understand and deal with the issues surrounding dyslexia and specific learning difficulties. These are just a small sample of those resources. But finding and participating in your local dyslexia association will be a huge help in finding more resources and support.
- SEN Code of Practice
www.education.gov.uk/publications/standard/publicationDetail/Page1/DfES%200581%202001 (checked 14/6/12)
- HM Courts & Tribunals Service. Special Educational Needs and Disability (Replaces SENDIST Tribunal)
- Mail: First-tier Tribunal (Special Educational Needs and Disability), Mowden Hall, Staindrop Road, Darlington. DL3 9BG.
- Tel: 01325 392 555
- Web: www.justice.gov.uk/tribunals/send (checked 14/6/12)
- DRC Guide for Parents (Disability Equality) Equality and Humanrights Commission
- Tel: 0845 604 6610
- www.equalityhumanrights.com/uploaded_files/guide_to_disability_in_education_for_parents__england_and_wales_.pdf (checked 14/6/12)
Coloured Overlays and Spectacles
Some people find that having coloured lenses or overlays can be of help reducing "visual stress", which has also been known as Mears-Irlen Syndrome or "Scotoptic Sensitivity."
- Gore & Hepworth
- Mail: Garswood St., Ashton-in-Makerfield. WN4 9AF
- Tel: 01942 713257 (checked 14/06/12)
- Glenns Opticians
- Mail: 89 Liverpool Road, Crosby, Liverpool. L23 5TD
- Tel: 0151 924 4615 (checked 14/06/12)
- Family Eye Care Opticians
- Mail: 60 Moor Street, Ormskirk. L39 2AW
- Tel: 01695 573 423
- Email: email@example.com (checked 14/06/12)
- Jean Oldbury, Oldbury & Cruickshank Optometrists
- The Dyslexia Shop Sells overlays and other dyslexia resources
- Mail: 31 Quilter Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk. IP11 7JJ
- Tel: 01394 671 818
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Sales: email@example.com (checked 14/6/12)
- Crossbow Education, Stafford. Sells range of coloured overlays and SEN resources. On-line catalogue and ordering. Attends conferences and training days.
- Mail: Tollgate Court Business Centre, Tollgate Drive, Stafford. ST16 3HS
- Tel: 0845 269 7272
- Fax: 0845 269 7373 (checked 14/06/19)