Resources for parents and dyslexic learners
There is a wealth of information and there are many resources available online to support parents in helping their children at home, but it can be confusing and time-consuming to find the right ones for you. We have put together a list of useful websites we have found as a guide to start you off.
Advice for Parents
Resources to support reading, writing and maths
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/ Currently many free e-books, advice and resources for parents. You can also find the current learning objectives for the age of your child. Don’t forget that you might need to look back at previous learning objectives and check if your child has understood them.
https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/specialeducationalneeds-sen-cognition-and-learning/sen-specific-learning-difficulties/sen-dyslexia-support Some free resources available (subscription required to access all resources)
https://www.earlylearninghq.org.uk/literacy/dyslexia-resources/ Some free resources available including b/d/p/q prompts and number prompts. (subscription required to access all resources)
https://www.nessy.com/uk/ Some free materials and online games to support learning for dyslexia (subscription required to access all resources)
https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/ Free phonics game for use on computers and laptops
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ Some free online games to support blending phonic sounds to make words
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/ Interactive games and resources
https://chatterpack.net/blogs/blog/resources-list-for-home-learning Many more links to further websites here
https://www.websiteplanet.com/blog/learn-english-free-books/ A list of free printable books for children or people who are learning to read English.
Advice about choosing books to read
Phone Apps for children with dyslexia
Speech and language support
Visual perception and tracking support
http://eyecanlearn.com/ Advice for parents and online activities
Resources to support other learning
https://www.activityvillage.co.uk/ A whole range of suggested activities (subscription required to print worksheets)
Using technology to support your child
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zf2f9j6/articles/z3c6tfr Dance Mat Typing – an introduction to touch typing for children