Please note Dyslexia Guild and Dyslexia Action Training is not affected by the news that on Thursday 13 April 2017 RSM Restructuring Advisory LLP were appointed as administrators of Dyslexia Institute Limited t/a Dyslexia Action. 

What is The Dyslexia Guild?

The Dyslexia Guild is a membership body which welcomes individuals with a professional interest in dyslexia and specific learning difficulties (SpLD).

What does the Guild offer:

  • Discussion, information and best practice in the field of dyslexia/SpLD;
  • Updates on research and development through publication and distribution of topical news, updates and our library;
  • An assessment practising certificate (APC*) recognised by the SpLD assessment standards committee (SASC), for qualified specialist teacher assessors
  • A directory of members

*An APC is a licence to practice for those carrying out assessments in schools for Exam Access Arrangements and in colleges for the Disabled Students’ Allowance.

Who can join?
The Guild is an open membership group with members working and learning in a wide range of settings. The Guild welcomes all professionals with an interest in dyslexia/SpLD and has a specialist rate for organisations.

Members include:
Specialist teachers and assessors, Teaching assistants, SENCos, Learning support staff and tutors from further and higher education and Speech and language therapists, psychologists, librarians and other specialists.

Latest News

DSA-NMH membership
We have put together a useful guide for those seeking further information

Annual Conference

Bookings now open for our 2017 one day Annual Summer Conference. London.

Join today

Learn about the annual costs and join online.


National Dyslexia Resource Centre - A specialist collection of electronic and hard copy resources

adult learners

Member benefits

There are a whole host of benefits associated with membership of the guild, find out more.

Membership Grades

Guild members will now benefit from designatory letters in recognition of their qualifications and professional standing.

Current Guild Members

Guild Members can renew here, join online forums, access the library and recorded webinars.

Facts and figures about dyslexia

Facts and figures about dyslexia

Dyslexia affects approximately 1 in 10 people in the UK, find out more about the impact it has in the UK.