Dyslexia tutor SW London

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amberbella Fri 30-May-14 18:37:16

My son has recently been diagnosed with dyslexia and I am looking for a specialist tutor to help him. There is a degree or urgency as he is transferring to secondary school in September. Can anyone help with any recommendations? I'm based in SW London - Balham/ Tooting/ Wandsworth area.

ArabellaRockerfella Fri 30-May-14 22:38:01

You should Google PATOSS tutors and those registered by the BDA. You should find some listed for your area.

amberbella Fri 30-May-14 23:28:37

Thanks ArabellaRockerfella. Do you have any recommendations I wonder?

Elibean Sat 31-May-14 10:46:36

There is a dyslexia school/centre in Hammersmith I once spoke to, on behalf of friends - I can't remember their name, but will find out if you like. Maybe too far? They assess needs, and then provide support in or out of school hours for as many/few hours per week as needed.

Not sure if thats what you're looking for, but thought I'd mention it in case!

amberbella Sat 31-May-14 13:26:36

If you could find out that would be fabulous and I'd be very grateful. I have found a similar centre at London Bridge but I think the Hammersmith centre sounds as if as if they might have more flexibility in terms of hours...

merlottime Sat 31-May-14 14:12:27

The Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre near Farnham often run holiday courses ( touch typing, study skills, reading and writing etc) that can also provide additional support. They also run occasional sessions for parents. Maybe worth a look for the summer holidays? They also train teachers on how to support kids with dyslexia.

Elibean Sat 31-May-14 14:32:01

Sure - found it: Emerson House. They have a website, do have a look smile

amberbella Sat 31-May-14 14:48:55

Thank you very much!

mrz Sat 31-May-14 15:09:25

[[http://www.blearning.biz/] The Bloomfield Learning Centre

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