Signposting - Special educational needs - Dyslexia charities in Wiltshire


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Dyslexia charities in Wiltshire

There are two charities in Wiltshire who can help parents, students, teaching staff, school governors, employees and employers with information and support about dyslexia:-

Wiltshire Dyslexia Association (WDA)

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Wiltshire has its own local dyslexia association. They are a charity, run by volunteers, who provide support for anyone requiring information about dyslexia. They aim to improve understanding and provision for people with dyslexia throughout Wiltshire and beyond, campaigning for a dyslexia friendly society. They run a FREE helpline to provide impartial advice and they are affiliated to the British Dyslexia Association.

For more information, please take a look at their flyer.

Marlborough and District Dyslexia Association (MDDA)

This is a local, independent charity that has been running for 20 years and has supported hundreds of local children and adults with dyslexia, their families and their schools. Their main objective is to encourage identification and to advance education.

They have a monthly drop-in surgery at Marlborough Library, free loan of a wide range of resources such as books, tapes and games, a helpline and they also hold dyslexia-related lectures. To find out more take a look at their flyer.