Dyslexia Newcastle

Dyslexia Support Clinic in Newcastle

What is dyslexia?

Dyslexia is a specific reading disorder that affects a persons ability for learning that is unrelated to their intelligence.  The symptoms vary from person to person and no 2 people will have the same set of strengths and weaknesses. Undiagnosed dyslexia can be responsible for life long low self esteem, underemployment.

At Select Psychology our dyslexia clinic can offer services and support in Newcastle, you can call our team today for more information.

What are the symptoms?

It is more common for dyslexia to be picked up at an early age now but there are many adults who remain undiagnosed. The symptoms can present themselves differently at different developmental stages but these are some of the things to look out for in children of school age:


  • Delayed speech
  • Difficulty in remembering the names of familiar objects
  • Difficulty learning nursery rhymes

Primary School

  • Difficulty learning to read, write and spell
  • Problems sequencing things such as the alphabet or months of the year
  • Difficulty telling left from right
  • Persistent and continued reversing of letters
  • Lack of confidence in school work
  • Appears bright and alert in other areas of their life

Secondary School

  • Poor comprehension of text
  • Inconsistent spelling
  • Difficulty planning and writing essays
  • Confuses verbal instructions, places, times and dates
  • Frustration and disengagement with school
  • Disorganised in home and school

What are the therapies that can help?

If you are concerned that your child has dyslexia you can contact us to discuss how a specialist assessment can diagnose the disorder.

We offer a free 15 minute private and confidential telephone consultation.

Dyslexia Assessments in Newcastle

For dyslexia assessments in Newcastle, call Select Psychology today. Trust that you’re in the best hands as we are members of the The British Psychological Society and The Health and Care Professionals Council. We also registered with all health insurance providers such as Aviva and Allianz Care, you can see a full list on our website.

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Useful Links

Dyslexia – NHS