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Service Provider: Advantage-Dyslexia

Advantage-Dyslexia offer screening and evaluation and subsequent advice and guidance in overcoming barriers that can be created by not tackling the problems of dyslexia.

People who have experienced any of the following issues may benefit from being evaluated for dyslexia:
  • Poor performance at school
  • Frustration and stress due to experiences at school
  • Inaccuracies, e.g. misreading instructions
  • Having to re-read something over and over
  • Poor reading speed
  • Struggles in recalling what has been read
  • Reluctance to speak or present in public
  • Persistent difficulty in spelling
  • Problems with legibility and speed of handwriting, and presentation and difficulty with punctuation
  • Difficulty with concentration and attention
  • Poor organisational skills, e.g. problems with time¬keeping and meeting deadlines
  • Difficulties with memory
  • Often better at practical activities with reduced reading and writing skills
  • Low self-esteem, leading to a loss of motivation and anxiety.
Screening appointments take upto 1 hour.  Please contact Alan for an informal chat in the first instance.
Service based in: Manchester
Service available in: Across GM
Service category: Learning, Physical and Learning Support Needs
Support For: 18 to 24, Care Leavers, LGBT+, Lone Parents, Offenders, Carers, Refugees and Asylum Seekers
Literacy and Numeracy, Skills for Life
Free of charge: Yes

Contact details
Telephone: 07984 686642

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