Welcome

Glatonbury Tor

The Somerset Dyslexia Association is run by a group of local, friendly volunteers.

We aim to:

  • Provide support and information for individuals and families living with dyslexia
  • To raise public awareness and understanding of dyslexia

Helpline

If you have any concerns or simply would like to chat about the options available then please feel free to call us. For more information click Helplines Page >>

Where and when to find us at the Drop In

The first Saturday of each month at Taunton Library Meeting Room (TA1 3XZ) between 10am -12 noon. Click MAP. For more information click Support Group Page. >>

Come and join us

Interested in becoming a member or volunteer? For more details click Membership Page.  Or click Helpline Page to have a chat about what it involves.   >>

Latest News

SDA May Conference - Thursday 25th May 2017

Dyslexia: Identifying and Dealing with the Barriers to Learning. Working Memory, Information Processing and Effective Learning plus: Ideas and guidance for teachers and parents. With Dr Gavin Reid and Dr Jennie Guise. Both speakers are experienced psychologists and between them have many years’ experience teaching in schools, colleges and Universities and as consultants internationally. Dr Reid is also well known as the author of 32 books for teachers and parents, on learning, learning styles, motivation and dyslexia. Dr Jennie Guise has also worked in research, and now in applied practice as Director of Dysguise Ltd. Her main interests are in identifying what will help individual learners, and working collaboratively with teachers and tutors to use that knowledge in the classroom. For details and booking form click here.

The Somerset Dyslexia Association (SDA) has been supporting those affected by any form of difficulty with literacy and numeracy and their families for the past 33 years. Initially set up by a group of concerned parents it has grown to be one of the most active local dyslexia associations in England.