Finding Help

Resources and websites that will help inform you about Dyslexia.


Contact is a national charity for families with disabled children.

They provide information, advice and support. They bring families together so they can support each other. They campaign to improve their circumstances, and for their right to be included and equal in society.

Dyslexia Action

Dyslexia Action "We provide support, assessments and tuition through our national Learning Centres, through online distance learning and in schools across the country, alongside supporting educators and employers through the provision of resources and training. We also undertake research and campaigning to improve the lives of those affected by dyslexia."

Dyslexia Scotland

Dyslexia Scotland A Scottish charity that encourages and enables people with dyslexia, regardless of their age and abilities, to reach their potential.



Dyslexia Unwrapped

Dyslexia Unwrapped is a new website from Dyslexia Scotland especially for dyslexic children and young people aged 8-18


Helpline: 0344 800 8484
Email: [email protected]

The Organisation is a Registered Charity in Scotland No. SC000951. It offers advice, information and support to people with dyslexia and operates a national Helpline as well as national tutors’ and assessors’ lists and a career coaching service for adults with dyslexia. The organisation organises workshops, conferences and seminars to raise awareness of dyslexia and has a wide range of information available on its three websites:

For teachers:
For dyslexic children and young people: 

ALISS (A Local Information System for Scotland)

ALISS (A Local Information System for Scotland) is a search and collaboration tool for Health and Wellbeing resources in Scotland. It helps signpost people to useful community support, and with an ALISS account you can contribute the many and varied resources that our local communities have to offer.