Gloucestershire Dyslexia Association is a charity that works to increase awareness and understanding of dyslexia and to provide information, education and support to dyslexic people and parents and teachers of dyslexic children in Gloucestershire. GDA was established in 1971 and is run by an executive committee of volunteers. It is affiliated to the British Dyslexia Association.
The following services are offered:
Support and advice for adults and children via the Helpline manned by a volunteer 07963 932966
GDA offer workshops for children each pupil receives a 40 minute one to one session with a specialist dyslexia tutor for 10 Saturdays during each school term. These are hosted in Gloucester, Cheltenham, Stroud and Cirencester.
An assessment will be necessary for anyone wishing to take up a place in GDA workshop, unless they have already got one.
Bursaries for assessments for children and workshop fees may be available for those with financial difficulties, this is subject to funding.
For details of assessors and tutors within your area please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Information evenings on subjects of interest to parents, teachers and others involved or interested in dyslexia.