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Aids and appliances for people with a physical impairment ( 10.2.1. )
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Ankylosing Spondylitis Society ( 10.2.33. )
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Environmental Health Department - all matters ( 10.8.1.L5 )
Funding dental treatment in Jersey ( 10.7.4.L2 )
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Gervaise Le Gros Resource Centre ( 10.8.2.L4 )
Health visitors / clinics ( 10.8.2.L3 )
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JEDS (Jersey Eating Disorders Support) ( 10.2.68. )
Jersey Society for the Disabled ( 10.2.6.L2 )
Kidney patients ( 10.2.41. )
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Miscarriage / Stillbirth / Premature baby support group ( 10.4.35. )
My Voice - IAJ Independent Advocacy Jersey ( 10.5.4.L3 )
Narcotics Anonymous ( 10.1.2.L3 )
Patient transport to UK and Guernsey hospitals ( 10.6.7.L3 )
People with disabilities ( 10.2.0.L3 )
Post Natal Depression Support ( 10.4.50. )
Provision of special dietary / medical products ( 10.2.1.L9 )
Psychology / Psychotherapy service ( 10.5.5.L1 )
Public Health Service - services on offer ( 10.0.0.L4 )
Residential opportunities for people with learning difficulties ( 10.2.5.L1 )
Residents and Non-Residents Eligibility for Access to Health and Community Services and Treatment ( 10.6.7.L4 )
Saneline ( 10.5.4.L1 )
Speech and language therapy ( 10.2.10. )
Women's Health( 10.8.2.L2 )
Words and Numbers Matters (10.8.3)
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LOCAL INFORMATION

10.2.11
Dyslexia Jersey

Extent: Jersey
Updated:16 January 2017
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Dyslexia Jersey

Dyslexia Jersey is a charity affiliated to the British Dyslexia Association. Its purpose is to promote awareness and understanding of dyslexia amongst professionals, parents, employers and the public in general.

Dyslexia Jersey provides support for concerned families and individuals and/or practical suggestions as to how to help their children or themselves.

Meetings, lectures, workshops and informal events are arranged to promote awareness of dyslexia.

Address:

PO Box 625, Jersey, JE4 5YL
Telephone: 01534 506404 or 07797 734028
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Education

Most teachers in Jersey are much more aware of the problems than they were a few years ago. Link between teachers, parents and special needs staff (CENT TEAM) at the Education Department are well developed.

At school Dyslexics can receive learning assistance, tuition and advice and with appropriate multi-sensory teaching can be taught ways of getting round their problems, but cannot be cured.

There are schools in the UK who specialise in children with dyslexia, details can be obtained from Dyslexia Jersey and from books in the Library about selecting private schools.

Adults can receive help from Highlands College. There is a programme designed to assist people aged between 18 and 80 to overcome difficulties with learning. Teaching is done on a one to one basis or sometimes in a classroom situation. The service is completely confidential. See 5.6.18.L2 Adult education - special needs.

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