Computer programs

There are many excellent computer programs for learning and support of dyslexic students of all ages now available. The problem is to spot these amongst the hundreds advertised in the educational software catalogues. To assist busy teachers, the British Dyslexia Association New Technologies Committee website ( gives recommendations of software.

The following books are highly recommended when developing strategies for using computers to support dyslexic students at school or at home:

Dyslexia and Information and Communications Technology by Anita Keates (David Fulton, 2017). Dyslexia: Early identification by Judith Stansfield (British Dyslexia Association, 2012).