dyslexia

by Eva Marinus and Kevin WheldallIn 2008, a new font designed called “Dyslexie” was labelled “a breakthrough” by the media for reportedly being about to help increase the reading speed of those with dyslexia. It received media attention worldwide. Publishers even announced they were going to publish books in the font.This is despite there being hardly any empirical evidence for Read more

Dyslexia is one of the most common reading and literacy learning difficulty and yet it presents so many questions, primarily what is dyslexia?We have attempted to answer the most common questions, and squash the myths, Read more

Learning Links was established in 1972 by parents concerned about the lack of appropriate education and support services to meet their children’s needs.Today, our focus is on preventing learning difficulties from causing disadvantage.What we doLearning Links works in collaboration with schools, early childhood settings and parents to help children with learning Read more

We provide a range of assessment services to determine children’s learning strengths and needs – an important first step in understanding how best to help them. A comprehensive written report will be provided and discussed with you after the assessment, outlining the results and recommendations to help your child.It is best to discuss your concerns with Learning Links to determine the Read more

How we can support your school As a not-for-profit charitable organisation with over 47 years' experience in helping kids learn Learning Links can assist your school to effectively support children, young people and their families to overcome learning difficulties. We work collaboratively with your school, to help children and young people learn and reach their full Read more

At Learning Links, we know that school can be very challenging for some children, particularly those with learning difficulties and disabilities. Our experienced teachers understand that every child is unique, with their own goals, strengths and challenges.That’s why we work collaboratively with children, and their families, to identify exactly where the gaps are in their learning. We then Read more