Ten percent (10%) of the British population are dyslexic; 4% severely so. Dyslexia is identified as a disability as defined in the Equality Act 2010. The BDA campaigns for a dyslexia friendly society where barriers to dyslexic people do not exist and works to ensure that ALL people with dyslexia fulfil their potential. BDA runs a number of courses and events throughout the year including training workshops for parents, teachers, tutors and employer. Click Training & Events tab to see if there are any near Leigh.
Dyslexia Action is a national charity that takes action to change the lives of people with dyslexia and literacy difficulties by offering help and support direct to individuals, empowering others so they can help individuals affected by dyslexia, influencing change to help individuals affected by dyslexia. Dyslexia Action operate through 26 main centres and a network of teaching outposts and unit - find the one closes to Leigh via the Find Us tab.