Welcome to Dyslexia North East.

Who We Are

Dyslexia North East is a group of dedicated volunteers from all walks of life who care passionately about improving the educational opportunities and support for those affected by DYSLEXIA and related conditions such as ADHD and DYSPRAXIA and AUTISM. Our members are parents, carers, health and educational professionals, as well as many others.

Dyslexia North East is a registered Charity 1129358 and is a Company limited by guarantee No. 06707963 registered in England and Wales.

Dyslexia North East is affiliated  to the British Dyslexia Association and is a Local Dyslexia Association Branch. We have 2 representatives who share the Local Association Board role.

What do we offer?

Information and Support.

Information, and support for parents and carers of children and adults with dyslexia, or related conditions. Resource Library with books and CDs on Loan.

A regular Newsletter.

A regular Newsletter and email information about Events and Meetings.

An Events Programme

An Events programme, including educational meetings, Conferences and Workshops for parents, teachers and health professionals.


Workshops can be arranged in Schools for Parents and Children, or Parents and Teachers. Workshops in the work place, and businesses to raise awareness and understanding about dyslexia.

Fun Activities for Children

Fun Activities for Children age 10+ and teens to boost their self esteem and confidence.

Dyslexia Screening

Dyslexia Screening, Assessment by qualified staff and volunteers.


Tuition, IDL scheme, Cogmed memory training course.

Adult Group

Adult Group to offer support and arrange meetings with speakers to increase awareness and understanding about dyslexia.

Handwriting Courses

With a qualified Occupational Therapist to include assessment and programme to improve posture, handwriting grip and writing technique.

Who can join?

Anyone who is interested and wants to know more, or needs to have help and support. We welcome helpers and volunteers to come along and join us. We would be glad to hear from you.

Click the button above to be taken to the contact section where you may request more information on taking part.

With thanks to our wonderful patron Simon Donald!