Dyslexia Services

Dyslexia Services

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For some individuals who have never been diagnosed, dyslexia is a hidden disability that may result in underemployment, difficulty navigating academic environments, difficulty on the job, and reduced self-confidence. … Dyslexia is a specific reading disorder and does not reflect low intelligence.

Some facts about Dyslexia

  • The word ‘dyslexia’ comes from the Greek and means ‘difficulty with words’.
  • It is a lifelong, usually genetic, inherited condition and affects around 10% of the population.
  • Dyslexia occurs in people of all races, backgrounds and abilities, and varies from person to person: no two people will have the same set of strengths and weaknesses.
  • Dyslexia occurs independently of intelligence.
  • Dyslexia is really about information processing: dyslexic people may have difficulty processing and remembering information they see and hear. This can affect learning and the acquisition of literacy skills.
  • Dyslexia is one of a family of Specific Learning Difficulties. It often co-occurs with related conditions, such as dyspraxia, dyscalculia and attention deficit disorder.
  • On the plus side, dyslexic people often have strong visual, creative and problem-solving skills and are prominent among entrepreneurs, inventors, architects, engineers and in the arts and entertainment world. Many famous and successful people are dyslexic.

Class Trainers

Sarah Beard

  • Children & Adults all levels
  • £ TBC
  • Not required
  • All welcome

At the Centre we have a number of Specialist Dyslexia Tutors working as Independent Practitioners offering tuition and assessments for children and adults. Tutors and Assessors working for Dittas, work from their homes and from Keston Village Hall in Keston.

Interested parties should call Sarah on – 01689 862610.


Event Hours(1)

  • Tuesday

    04:00 pm – 07:00 pm

    Host: Sarah Beard
    Room: Jubilee Room
    Level: All welcome

At Keston Village Hall

We don't add any extras, like; bar charges, kitchen use, corking charges, etc. We charge a one off fee for the time you request.

Please note you are expected to clean up after your selves and leave the building as you would want to find it.

Our hours are:
Morning session 9.00 – 13:00
Afternoon session 14.00 – 17.00
Evening session 18.00 – 00.00

Rates vary per day and session and will be provided on application.

Hirers will be required to sign a booking form which incorporates a standard conditions of hire.