Links and resources

Coloured overlays and reading rulers

Did you know that 1 in 4 people experience some distortion when looking at black text on white paper? This can be due to 'visual stress', known as Irlen Syndrome in the U.S.  

https://www.thedyslexiashop.co.uk/coloured-overlays.html

Coloured exercise books and paper 

Coloured paper can make it easier to read your own writing back to yourself

https://www.thedyslexiashop.co.uk/stationery-for-dyslexics/specialist-paper.html

Arthur Hayes Opticians, East Grinstead, W.Sussex                             

I've had the pleasure of visiting Arthur Hayes to discuss its visual stress service and can highly recommend the business for its service and welcome

http://www.arthurhayes.co.uk/dyslexia-visual-stress

Lawrence i-care, East Grinstead, West Sussex

I've had the pleasure of visiting Lawrence i-care and can highly recommend it for its optometry and colour therapy services

http://i-care.co.uk/

Looking for a behavioural optometrist in other areas?

Find a professional in your area to see if you or your child might benefit from coloured overlays, glasses with tinted lenses, etc. 

http://babo.co.uk/

Dyspraxia assessments for children 

Find a private occupational therapist in your area

https://www.cot.co.uk/find-ot/find-occupational-therapist

Autistic Spectrum Condition assessments for children and adults

Tree Tops, Chichester, West Sussex. Really lovely team of psychologists assessing for autism. Conducted in a autism-friendly environment and even with a specially trained autism dog to help children feel at ease. 

http://www.ctpsy.co.uk/treetops/

ADHD and Autistic Spectrum Conditions assessments

Learning Assessment and Neurocare Centre, Horsham, West Sussex offering private assessments for children and adults

http://www.lanc.org.uk/

Speech and language therapists

Looking for an independent speech and language therapist?

http://www.helpwithtalking.com/Default.aspx

Want to read but find the words too challenging?

Barrington Stoke publishes books for children and adults where the theme is age-appropriate yet the words are kept deliberately simple. Also available to borrow at your library

http://www.barringtonstoke.co.uk/

Looking for private dyslexia tuition?

My services focus purely on assessing but tutors can be found on the PATOSS website

https://www.patoss-dyslexia.org/