Welcome to the Dyslexia Research Trust (DRT), an Oxford University based charity investigating new and effective approaches to reading problems. Our focus is on visual and auditory difficulties and how diet and nutrition affects behaviour. We support clinics for research and treatment and we provide unbiased information about dyslexia.

Latest News and Events


Up for a cycle challenge in London? A 100 mile challenge that follows the route made famous by the world's Olympic cyclists. Download the flyer here

Family Fun Run Day

A fun-filled day for all the family with a wide variety of stalls and children's entertainment and Fun Run.
Saturday 31st May 2014

Padstow Charity Dinner & Auction 2014

Dining at The Seafood Restaurant, you will be treated to a delicious five course dinner accompanied by some lovely wines. This exclusive dinner for 100 guests will be hosted by DRT Patron and chef, Rick Stein and John Stein.
Thursday 13th November 2014

Thirty-five world experts assembled for the 3rd Oxford Kobe Symposium at St Catherine's College, University of Oxford to discuss the latest advances in dyslexia genetics, neuroimaging and treatment in different writing systems.

Dyslexia Clinic

The DRT runs a clinic in Reading for the assessment and remediation of reading problems - 0118 958 5950

Dyslexia Diagnosis Service

The DRT provides formal diagnosis of dyslexia for exam concessions, disability allowances and workplace advice. Please contact Dr Anna Pitt, our Chartered Research Psychologist.

DRT Strategy Sharing Blog

Visit the DRT Strategy Sharing Blog for strategies and links that may be useful for dyslexic learners.

Press Releases

Dr Anna Pitt appears on CBBC Newsround Special My Dyslexic Mind
Testbourne Community School's Sponsored Wheelbarrow Walk Green-fingered students are a hit at Chelsea Fringe Festival
Patron Rick Stein supports DRT in Fun Run at Oxford University Parks Fun run on menu for celebrity chef
Archive press releases here

Become a Volunteer

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help on a casual or regular basis. We hope to make this a valuable experience for anyone willing to help. Please click here for a volunteer pack or email clarice.davies@dpag.ox.ac.uk if you can help. Thank You!

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