Books about Dyslexia


The irony is not lost on us, but one of the best ways to learn about dyslexia is to read about it!

Improving your knowledge of dyslexia and learning how to support your child or pupil is essential to help them reach their full potential. Our specialist teachers, course tutors and educational psychologists use these books on a regular basis. Some books are texts for our accredited courses - if you require any assistance in purchasing them to meet your needs please do not hesitate to contact us or drop into the centre. 

Dyslexia: A Complete Guide for Parents and Those Who Help Them

This second edition of Gavin Reid's parental guide provides you with everything you need to know about dyslexia and more. It is a classic choice for anyone studying Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties and an invaluable reference book for parents making sense of the educational system.

Subjects covered include:

What is dyslexia?
Supporting my child with dyslexia
Beyond School 
Attention difficulties
Self-esteem and emotional development

The book aims to empower parents and provide you with the knowledge to support your children. 

100+ Ideas for Supporting Children With Dyslexia

This book provides a wide range of ideas for supporting children and teenagers in their learning. It also includes a section on differentiation in the classroom - brand new for this edition. This is the second edition of this highly popular book and is an excellent 'go-to' reference book for anyone in need of inspiration. Its topics include:

Developing phonic skills
Exam preparation
Peer support 
Emotional literacy

The Study Skills Handbook

The Study Skills Handbook is an essential companion for students and can be found lurking on many a student's work desk. It's packed with study techniques, resources, lots of good ideas and is essential for anyone studying. In time, study skills become a way of life, but initially they need to be learned. This classic reference book is an essential for any student to become equipped with the study skills they may need. 

These are only some of the great titles we have in the resource centre. If you're looking for something in particular, please contact us.