Dyslexia and other Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)

  • If you know you are dyslexic, you may well know what works for you and what doesn't. Have a browse through this A-Z – you might find something you like! The sites below are designed for dyslexic students, but anyone might find them useful. Equally, you may find other approaches suit you better.

    • Understanding dyslexia and dyspraxia 

      (University of Hull, UK) An outline of these specific learning difficulties, strengths and weaknesses and implications for how you study – and images of famous people (Charles Darwin and Mozart among them!)
    • Brain HE

      A huge and very useful range of learning strategies and practical study skills resources, arranged alphabetically.
    • Study skills for students with dyslexia

      (University of Sheffield, UK) has a strong visual and audio style organised into four areas of advice:
      • Writing skills
      • Reading skills
      • Organising yourself
      • Using and acknowledging sources.
    • DnA resources for students

      An impressive set of one-side guides for students - clear, colourful and relevant.
    • Study Guides

      (University of Leicester, UK) Videos on 10 key areas of study. They give good, clear, useful advice.

    Check out library support available to dyslexic students at Brookes - and of course you are welcome at Upgrade!