Dyslexia-Friendly Libraries

Resources for the Public

  • The International Dyslexia Association - features resources, fact sheets, and advocacy tools.
  • Decoding Dyslexia - A grassroots advocacy organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for Virginia's children who have dyslexia, as well as educating the public. The Virginia Chapter has support group meetings throughout the state.
  • Bookshare makes reading easier. People with dyslexia, blindness, cerebral palsy, and other reading barriers can customize their experience to suit their learning style and find virtually any book they need for school, work, or the joy of reading. This free service is available to any person with a demonstrable diagnosis.
  • Talking Book Libraries - available in districts across the state which provide free mailing and free access to audiobooks on simple devices to support print challenged individuals.
  • Your Local Public Library - your local public library will be able to guide you to local resources, appropriate books about dyslexia, as well as titles that may interest people with dyslexia, featuring characters with dyslexia or are by authors with dyslexia.
  • Learn more about the Dyslexia Symbol: pqbd pqbd dyslexia symbol HERE.

Resources for Librarians and Libraries