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Useful Contacts

British Dyslexia Association (BDA)

The BDA is the voice of Dyslexic people and they aim to influence government and other institutions to promote a dyslexic friendly society enabling all dyslexic people to reach their potential.

National Helpline: 0333 405 4567

Web: www.bdadyslexia.org.uk

Dyslexia North East

This is a group of dedicated volunteers who want to improve the educational opportunities and support for those with dyslexia and related conditions such as ADHD, Dyspraxia and ASD.

Web: www.dyslexianortheast.org

Email: info@dyslexianortheastengland.org.uk

Tel: 0191 258 8437 / 0786 826 3696

Dyslexia Action

The charity has now closed and no longer does assessments Their website still provides some useful resources.

Web: www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk

Newcastle Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS)

This service provides information specialising in education matters and includes information and signposting on social care and health issues.

Judith Lane

Tel: 0191 284 0480


(was Contact a Family)

Helping families who care for disabled children.

Tel: 0808 808 3555

Email: northeast.office@contact.org.uk

Web: www.contact.org.uk

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