What is The Dyslexia Guild?
The Dyslexia Guild is a membership body which welcomes all individuals with a professional interest in dyslexia and specific learning difficulties (SpLD).
What does the Guild offer:
- A directory of members
- A library of online, catalogued resources available 24/7 as well as a loan service for specialist dyslexia/SpLD resources
- A vibrant annual conference providing discussion, information and best practice in the field of dyslexia/SpLD;
- Updates on research and development through our publication Dyslexia Review and distribution of topical news, updates and information through Guild Gallery our online newsletter.
- An assessment practising certificate (APC*) recognised by the SpLD assessment standards committee (SASC), for qualified specialist teacher assessors.
*An APC is a recognised standard for teachers/tutors carrying out assessments in schools for Exam Access Arrangements and in colleges/universities 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.
Dyslexia/SpLD specialist teachers and assessors, teaching assistants, SENCos, learning support staff and tutors from further and higher education, speech and language therapists, psychologists and librarians.
Support Staff who require membership for NMH/DFE registration can find further details at:
Learn about the annual costs and join online.
National Dyslexia Resource Centre - A specialist collection of electronic and hard copy resources
There are a whole host of benefits associated with membership of the guild, find out more.
Guild members will now benefit from designatory letters in recognition of their qualifications and professional standing.
Guild Members can renew here, join online forums, access the library and recorded webinars.
Dyslexia affects approximately 1 in 10 people in the UK, find out more about the impact it has in the UK.