Australian Dyslexia Association Inc.(ADA) - Solutions for those who learn differently

Support Groups

Dyslexia Support Groups: These groups have been added because parents and / or teachers have reported to the ADA that they are helpful. The groups below that are on FB have stated in their description that they support evidence based approaches.

Dyslexic Adults Support Group

Contact James Sedman

Providing support for adults with dyslexia within education and the workplace. 

The following predominantly support parents and teachers:

Clarence Dyslexia Support Group (Northern NSW)
Contact: Julie Hermansen


Dyslexia Sydney Support Group
Contact: Belinda Dekker
Send a request to join the group at

Queensland Dyslexia Support Group

Contact Tanya Forbes

Dyslexia Support Australia (DSA)
Contact Julie Mavlian
a request to join the group at

Dyslexia Support Group for Canberra
Dyslexia Information for the Canberra Region

Contact Jen, Email:

Mackay Dyslexia Support Group

Contact Brett Comerford, Email:

Raising Dyslexia Awareness (Newcastle Support)
Contact: Kirsty Forbes-Doyle

Wollongong Dyslexia Support Group

Email ADA for contact details

Central Coast Dyslexia Support

Contact Jillian Zocher, Email ADA for details

Tasmania Dyslexia Support Group (Square Pegs)
Join on FB:

Contact Amelia Jones, Email:

Western Australia (WA) Support Group

Contact Vikki Hipkin, Email:

South Australia Support Group

Email ADA for details

Brisbane Dyslexics

Contact Tracey Lucock, Email:

Dyslexia Victoria Support Group

Join on FB:

NEW Additonal for 2017:


Albury Wodonga Dyslexia Support Group
Dyslexia Bayside (Victoria) Group
Nillumbik / Banyule Dyslexia Support Group
Dyslexia Support – Geelong and Beyond
Dyslexia support group – inner north west Melbourne
Wangaratta Dyslexia Support Group
Dyslexia Support Group Casey Cardinia
South Gippsland Learning Differences
Bendigo Dyslexia Support Group 


ADA cannot be held responsible for any paths that parents and or any visitors to these FB pages sites/emails or other may take. Your decision is your own.

ADA supports a united effort in Australia in raising awareness about dyslexia and significant reading difficulties.It is vital that all support groups have access to evidence based educational and scientific information from reputable dyslexia organisations such as ADA (National,AUS), LDA (National,AUS), DSF (WA,AUS) and IDA (USA).