On these pages you’ll find useful and up-to-date information about what dyslexia is and how it affects people.

About dyslexia

Dyslexia is a specific learning difficulty. Learn about what it is and how it’s recognised in the law.

How does dyslexia affect people?

Find out more about how it might affect someone at school, at work or when seeking work.

Co-occurring difficulties

Other difficulties can co-occur with dyslexia, on this page we explore these difficulties.


News and views

Find out about the latest news about dyslexia.

Reports and publications

Reports and publications

View our own reports, alongside useful government reports.


This page lists words that you may read or hear when learning about dyslexia, that are not used every day.

Useful links

Useful links

This page includes links to other organisations and services you may find helpful.