GDA is there if you or your child has the superpower that is dyslexia (and yes, we know it can be challenging too).
We have a helpline to support dyslexic children, their parents, adults and teachers, including tutors and assessors.
We work to provide understanding and support for dyslexia, by attending markets and events.
We’re a membership-based charity – join us to support dyslexic children and adults.
We’re run by a volunteer executive committee.
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GDA has been going for over 50 years and we offer a helpline for people that are a parent/caregiver for dyslexic children or dyslexic adults. We have assessors and tutors connected to us.
Browse our site for tutors we’ve verified so you know they are qualified, experienced, and safe.
Find the latest news and events from the Gloucestershire Dyslexia Association.
Send us an email onand we will get back to you.
Use our helpline manned by a volunteer, to ask questions.
Leave a message and you will be called back.
Claire’s passion to get involved with the charity was sparked by fighting for the needs of her son who is severely dyslexic. Her day job is as a press officer for a tech charity. She was previously a BBC journalist; managed a community radio station and has been a college and adult education tutor.
Ingvild has been the administrative engine of GDA for several years. She has experience in education working as a teacher in Kindergartens in Norway and in nurseries and schools in England after completing a masters in special education and pgce in teaching, before having children. One of her children is dyslexic.
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.