Local Links


Warwickshire SENDIAS This service supports parents and carers of all Warwickshire children with special

educational needs (SEN) Now found under the umbrella of Family Action the link will take you their specific page.

Coventry SENDIASS Provides information and support to parents whose children have special educational needs.

Finding a School Use this link to jump direct to Find a School . You can then search for a school by Area, Name, Type,

Nearest town or village etc.

Family Information Service Free, impartial information and signposting service for Warwickshire families, children and

people (0-20 yrs), schools and practitioners.

North Warwickshire & Hinckley College. The College is strongly committed to higher education with a tradition of progressing learners within the institution and to universities. An Organisational Member of the BDA

Opticians. Visual Assessment -This link will take you to a list of local Opticians that offer colour overlays and lense colour tinting for dyslexics.

Coreassets. The Government has funded the provision of the Independent Support Service across the country (through the Council for Disabled Children) to support parents, carers and young people through the SEND reforms and Education, Health and Care (EHC) Planning process. Nationally, Core Assets Children’s Services have been awarded 27 Local Authority areas for the provision of this service. One of which is Warwickshire.

Dyslexia West Midlands. Dyslexia West Midlands offers support through a team of Specialist Dyslexia Teachers and Educational Psychologists. From assessments of Dyslexia to specialist multi- sensory tuition and advice we are here to support Parents, Educators and Workplaces. All teaching staff are highly trained and have a Post Graduate Certificate in Dyslexia


Local Dyslexia Association Links


South Warwickshire Dyslexia Association  General Enquiries: 01789 773 758. No website at present time.

badg Birmingham Adult Dyslexic Group is a self-help dyslexic group.

Dyslexia Association Birmingham Formed in 1999 when North and South Birmingham Associations amalgamated.

Dig-iT Provides information and support for people with dyslexia of all ages and their families in the Tamworth and South Staffordshire area.


National Dyslexia and other Support Links


The British Dyslexia Association (BDA) a national charity acting as co-ordinator for local associations, of which NWCDA is one. One of the worlds leading organisations providing support for dyslexic people and  one of the biggest contributors to the European scene.

Dyslexia Action On Thursday 13 April 2017 Matthew Haw and Karen Spears of RSM Restructuring Advisory LLP were appointed as administrators of Dyslexia Institute Limited t/a Dyslexia Action. As of the above date Dyslexia Action has ceased to trade all operations except the teacher training centre .  See Dyslexia West Midlands above.

Xtraordinary People Believe that with the right support, dyslexics can achieve extraordinary things. Their aim is to ensure that anyone with Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) can be empowered to succeed.

nasen Promotes the development of children and young people with special educational needs (SEN) and supports those who work with them.

Further Information

Here are a variety of further information and suppliers links. Just click on the  Link  at the front of the description. Although NWCDA may concur with many of the comments or statements made on these websites, inclusion of these links on this site does not infer any endorsement by NWCDA.

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