The Dyslexia Guild - Professional Membership

The Dyslexia Guild is a professional membership body which provides services, information, training and research for specialist teachers, assessors and support staff working in the field of dyslexia/SpLD.  Guild members have access to a wide range of online resources and benefits and are able to network through online forums and our annual conference event.

What does the Dyslexia Guild offer:

  • A directory of members
  • 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 Dyslexia 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:
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.

DSA-NMH membership
Support Staff who require membership for NMH/DFE registration can find further details at: Membership Grades

Join today

Learn about the annual costs and join online.


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

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

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