Dyslexia / Specific Learning Difference Support

“The City of Liverpool College has achieved the quality mark from the British Dyslexia Association [BDA] in recognition of its dyslexia friendly practice and commitment to Inclusive learning for all.” (BDA)

We are proud to have gained the quality mark from the British Dyslexia Association and to be a “Dyslexia Friendly” college.

The team is qualified in a range of specialist assessment and teaching methods. The overall aim is to assist students to fully utilise and develop their skills, self-esteem and independence.

Support could include:

  • An individual support appointment
  • Screening assessments to identify learning support needs
  • One-to-one tuition with specialist tutors in Dyslexia/SpLD
  • Study skills group support sessions
  • Access arrangements for examinations e.g. extra time
  • Assessment for visual stress and/or referral to specialist optometrists
  • Support for self-esteem issues and referral to the college counselling team
  • Support to arrange assessments for students entering higher education
  • Liaison with university support teams.

Who can I contact about Dyslexia / Specific Learning Difference Support?

Book a confidential one to one Dyslexia Support appointment...

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Anselm BurkeThe Learning Exchange0151 252 4305Dyslexia and Language Curriculum Support

Additional Information

Dys-Solve Drop In Support

Dys-Solve sessions are available on Wednesdays between 4.00 and 5.00 pm at the following locations.  Dyslexic students can drop in for advice and guidance on their studies, to enquire about an assessment, and to discuss access arrangements for examinations.  No appointment is necessary.

  • Arts Centre room 1/10 (Anselm Burke)
  • Duke St room 1/38 (Gaynor Foy)
  • Learning Exchange room 2/08 (Claire Howarth)
  • Vauxhall room 2/34 (Carol Fleming)

Additional Resources

A suite of free assistive software called MyStudyBar can be downloaded using the following link, you can use this on a USB stick and take it with you…



Dyslexia Handbook: Prepare to Succeed

The following videos have been created within The City of Liverpool College with the involvement of dyslexic students and staff.

The clips provide advice, as well as first-hand stories, through a mixture of interviews, demonstrations and inspirational quotes from well-known people.

Click here to access the Videos

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