About Us

  • LABDA is the local area group affiliated to the British Dyslexia Association (BDA).
  • We offer a helpline service to help all dyslexic people wherever we can
  • A Befriender service for parents who are experiencing difficulties with schools
  • Computer club for children from the age of 8 years old
  • Dyslexia related conferences and events
  • A library service of dyslexia related books
  • As the local group we are affiliated of the British Dyslexia Association (BDA).
  • BDA is the national voice of dyslexic people and their main aims are:Lobbying for changes in the education system at government level
  • Encouraging better awareness of dyslexia in Teacher Training programmes
  • Securing better support for students at university
  • Providing support and training for local Dyslexia Associations
  • Offering training to teachers and teaching assistants throughout the country.