Literacy Service

The Education Authority’s Literacy Service provides support for pupils, schools and parents in the area of specific learning difficulties in literacy (SpLDs)/dyslexia.

The EA Literacy Service is currently providing a limited service due to circumstances arising from Coronavirus.

If your child has been referred to the Literacy Service and you are seeking information relating to this referral, or if your child was being supported by the Service when school closures commenced and you are seeking advice or guidance, you can contact the Service as follows:

You can call us on 028944 82228.  The phones will be covered between 9am – 12.30pm and 1.15pm – 5.00pm from Monday to Friday. 

A member of the admin team will take details of your query, and this will be passed to a member of the Literacy Service Teaching team who will then return your call and provide advice and assistance according to your particular need.

You can also email your query to  Our mailbox is staffed during office hours from Monday to Friday.

When emailing, please provide the phone number on which we can most easily contact you, your child’s full name and date of birth, the name of their school and the detail of your query. On receipt of your email, a member of the team will be in touch with you as soon as possible.

School closures arising from coronavirus – guidance for parents supporting a child with literacy difficulties at home

Last updated: 21/09/2020