Children's help organisations, tutors that can help with dyslexia, schools for dyslexic children and recommended touch typing courses for kids with dyslexia.
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Working across the UK, The Family Psychologist understand that parents need honest, open answers when making decisions about what is right for their family; which is precisely what they aim to provide.
After many years working within both the health and education sectors, The Family Psychologist's lead clinical psychologist, Dr Rachel Johnson, set out to offer a wide range of services to support the behavioural, emotional and social development of children, from birth through to sixth form and the workplace.
As a Chartered Clinical Psychologist specialising in Early Years, Children and Family work, as well as in the assessment of specific learning difficulties and dyslexia, Dr Johnson and her team provide a varied range of services to meet the needs of the families and professionals who approach them for support. These include:
- Educational assessment & Dyslexia testing (for adults | children) in your own home, classroom or workplace
- Indepth Cognitive profiling, reporting, and guidance
- Behavioural & Emotional intervention for difficulties at home or in the classroom
- Early Years work, with parents of infants & pre-schoolers for concerns around sleeping, feeding, potty training or separation anxiety
- "Incredible Years" Positive Parenting groups - helping parents build happy families and bright futures
- Medical-legal (medico-legal) and Family Court assessments and reports
The Dore Programme is quite unique: it is a personalised physical exercise routine designed for children (of 7 years +), adolescents and adults with specific learning difficulties, such as dyslexia, dyspraxia and ADHD. It consists of:
- a full assessment with our qualified doctor
- daily computer-generated exercises carried out at home
- regular progress assessments
The Dore Programme lasts between 12 and 18 months and has been successfully completed by many thousands of people since it was developed over 10 years ago. Now, DORE is the trading name of Dynevor CIC, a social enterprise, which has owned the rights to the DORE Programme since 2009. The Programme is also an intervention of choice for SEN pupils in several UK schools.
To find out more and to learn what others are saying about Dore, visit our web site www.dore.co.uk. If you’d like to chat to one of our experienced Programme Consultants, please call 0333 123 0100.
Retired teacher offers private or paired tuition for children aged 4-11. Preparation for SATS and selective tests. Special programmes for specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia or dyspraxia using tapes and varied educational materials.
Gentle support encourages confidence and steady progression. Being a qualified teacher, counsellor and psychodynamic psychologist Sylvia Knight offers understanding therapy and a way forward for all members of families under stress, often marked by children's difficulties at school. Poor results, bullying and absenteeism may follow moving home, bereavement or relationship problems.
Dyslexia Friendly Learning Activities that are FUN for all the Family
All Memory Motivator products are quality, educational activities that have been selected to increase self-confidence and stimulate the learning process in reading, spelling and arithmetic. Products include: handwriting activities, spelling games, software, numeracy resources and Active Learning Place Mats. The Active Learning Place Mats were short-listed for ‘BEST GIFT FOR KIDS’ Gift of the Year 2004!
Fax: 01604 505001
The Hampstead Dyslexia Clinic and centre for learning difficulties offers assessments, tuition and a wide range of other services for children and adults.
The emphasis is on caring and encouragement. Where possible the pupil is matched for needs and personality with the appropriate therapist.
- Diagnostic and Educational Psychology Assessments.
- Dyslexia Therapy.
- Handwriting Skills.
- Auditory Integration Training.
- Study Skills, Revision Techniques and Exam Tuition.
- Maths Assessments and Tuition.
CReSTeD provides a Register of schools approved for their dyslexia provision. The Register is supplied free of charge to parents and is updated twice a year. Schools are divided into four categories to help parents and their advisors match the provision to the pupil’s requirements.
For a copy of the Register, link to our web site and complete the application form. Alternatively just phone, or email with your address details.
Registered Charity: 1052103
The Home School Of Stoke Newington
, the first secondary co-educational day school of its kind in London for ages 11-16. Established in 1994, we provide a comfortable, stress free learning environment as an alternative to mainstream schooling.
Children often fail to fulfil their potential for a number of reasons, such as bullying or dyslexia, it is these children who need the help we provide.
- Full national curriculum.
- Staff to pupil ratio of 1:4.
- One to one dyslexia tuition.
- Class sizes not exceeding eight.
Drug free, natural and non-invasive treatment of development and learning problems, including:
- Panic Attacks
The David Mulhall Centre was opened in 1995 and has since successfully treated thousands of children and adults. Please phone, write or e-mail for an initial consultation.
Established 1999 and with 30 years experience the Thorpe Dyslexia Centre offers
- Assessments for children from the age of 7 upwards.
- Advice and Support, if we can’t help, we will advise you where to get the best help.
- One-2-One tuition.
- Caring, fun lessons
- Tuition hours 9:30am-7:30pm
For full information please contact us on (01255) 861705
Fairley House was founded in 1982 for children aged 5-14 with specific learning difficulties. We specialise in offering therapy as an integral part of a child’s education not simply as a ‘bolted on extra’. Our whole school approach means that children are taught in small classes and small groups by specialist teachers, speech and language therapists and occupational therapists.
We emphasise the development of the whole child, helping him or her to gain confidence and self-esteem through an encouraging and nurturing ethos. The children have plenty of opportunities to develop sound academic and social skills and to become independent.
Senior Department Junior Department
30 Causton Street
(020) 7630 3750
220 Lambeth Road
(020) 7630 3789
These days, if your child doesn’t learn to type quickly and accurately, they will be at a disadvantage. Typing is no longer for secretaries - most of us now use a keyboard more often than a pen. On an average school day, children use a computer for three hours, yet most schools don’t teach typing. Your child needs to learn to type properly to keep ahead of the game.
Typequick is arguably the world’s most effective children’s touch-typing training program. It will teach your child to touch-type in just a few weeks of short but regular practice sessions. The course contains scores of varied exercises and challenges to soon get your child typing faster than their friends. With practice, they could soon be reaching speeds in excess of 60 wpm, and having fun at the same time!
The program features ‘Kewala’, the cool and zany bear who takes you on journey around his native Australia whilst teaching you to type along the way. You access the course online at home through your own computer. At just £24, the course is great value for a skill that lasts forever. Please visit our web site to order or call for more information.
The Unicorn School is a special co-educational day school for dyslexic children aged between 6 and 12 years. Situated in Abingdon, a small market town a few miles South of Oxford, the classrooms are in the grounds of a fine old Victorian House in the conservation area surrounding the Albert Park.
The classes are small and every child has half an hour daily of individual tuition. Our staff are a highly dedicated team of specialists who in addition to catering for the educational needs of the dyslexic child, also aim to meet emotional and social needs by providing a friendly environment.
As well as emphasis on numeracy and literacy and most other aspects of the National Curriculum we also encourage development in creative, imaginative or sporting abilities.
Please contact us for more information on how the Unicorn School teaches those with dyslexia.
Maple Hayes is an independent day school for up to 120 children aged 7-17 years. The school stands in extensive wooded grounds and sportsfields set in 200 acres of farmland and deer park, close to the historic city of Lichfield. It is one of the small, select number of specialist schools that are inspected and approved by the Department for Education and Skills under the 1996 Education Act and is approved especially for its provision for Dyslexic Children.
Maple Hayes has the reputation of being a caring and friendly school which prides itself on its purposeful, structured, and well-disciplined environment where teachers know the individual, encouraging pupils to take pride in all they do and the results they achieve, at whatever level of their ability. Small classes ensure maximum individual attention. Experienced, well-qualified and specially trained staff assist the Principal and Headmaster in teaching the usual school subjects in a well balanced curriculum.
Please telephone to make an appointment.
The New Eccles Hall School is set in beautiful grounds in rural Norfolk near the Cambridgeshire and Suffolk borders. We are a mainstream, independent school with Nursery, Junior and Secondary departments and we have day pupils and weekly boarders.
Our Individual Tuition Unit provides strong support for pupils with special educational needs and we have many years' experience in helping with dyslexia, dyspraxia, aspergers, Specific Learning Difficulties and Communication Difficulties.
Please visit the website or contact the Centre for further information.
Dyslexia Action is an educational charity, founded in 1972, for the assessment and teaching of people with dyslexia and training for specialist teachers.
Dyslexia Action provides a national network of 27 main centres and some 150 linked learning centers, offering individual assessments by Chartered Psychologists and qualified Teacher Assessors and screening for schools, colleges and other organisations. Tuition is provided in literacy, mathematics and study skills using our own highly successful teaching methods and materials. Dyslexia Action carries out over 7,000 assessments each year and currently provides specialist tuition for over 3,000 children in its Centres, outposts and school units. The effectiveness of Dyslexia Action teaching methods and materials has been warmly praised by thousands of grateful children and their parents.
Please log onto our website for your local centre.
Head Office: Park House, Wick Road, Egham, Surrey
Fax: (01784) 222333
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‘All children should learn to touch type’ Daily Telegraph ....
- Close to London
- Suitable for anyone in the family - ages 7 - 107
- Uses several types of software to meet all needs.
- Courses run for four mornings. Cost £190. Family & early booking discounts
- Relaxed stress free holiday course
- Teacher is a qualified special needs tutor and typing trainer
- Recommended by the Richmond Dyslexic Association but suitable for anyone
- Visit the website below for further details
- Private tuition for students with learning difficulties, 11+ and up to 18 also available