For Teachers and TAs

Guidelines to becoming more Dyslexia friendl

Our guidelines have been widely adopted by dyslexia friendly schools and sections have even made their way into the British Dyslexia Association's "Good Practice Guide". Feel free to download them, and pass them onto others!

Identifying Dyslexia

Swindon Borough Council has produced a series of five brochures which fully explain how dyslexia can be recognised and identified formally.

Recognising dyslexia

Formal Identification of Dyslexia

Other Specific Learning Difficulties

Access Arrangements

Using Assessment Resources


Supporting Children

For further information on how to support learners with dyslexia or literacy difficulties, please refer to the following documents:





Mathematics and Numeracy

Verbal, Working and Visual Memory

Working with Parents, Carers and other Concerned Parties