Welcome to SHADDA - the St Helens and District Dyslexia Association

There are a number of organisations which can provide advice relevant to your situation. The following list is not necessarily complete, and may need updating as organisations develop and grow. If you have any suggestions, help or corrections, please do not hesitate to let us know.

Advice Organisations

  • The British Dyslexia Association (BDA) has an extensive web site which contains information, guidance, and pointers to other sources of information and advice.
    • Mail: Unit 8 Bracknell Beeches, Old Bracknell Lane, Bracknell, RG12 7BW.
    • Website: www.bdadyslexia.org.uk
    • Helpline: 0333 405 4567 The BDA help line offers information to callers.
    • Shop: www.bdastore.org.uk The BDA shop lists products of help to Dyslexics. (checked 14/6/12)
    • The BDA has a network of Local Associations, of which SHADDA is one.
  • The Dyslexia Foundation offers help and support particularly to adults. They provide advisory and training services.
  • Independent Panel of Special Educational Advisors (IPSEA)
    • Mail: Independent Parental Special Education Advice, Hunters Court, Debden Road, Saffron Walden. CB11 4AA
    • Tel: 01799 582030
    • Helpline: 0800 018 4016
    • Website: www.ipsea.org.uk (checked 14/6/12)
  • CORAM Children's Legal Centre
    • Mail: Coram Children's Legal Centre, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex. CO4 3SQ
    • Helpline: 01206 877 910
    • Fax: 01206 877 963
    • Web: www.childrenslegalcentre.com (checked 14/6/12)
  • Network 81
    • Mail: 169b High Street, Hampton Hill, Middlesex, TW12 1NL
    • Helpline: 020 8538 3731
    • Website: www.sossen.org.uk" (checked 14/6/12)

Local Dyslexia Associations and their Helplines