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 Literacy Service provides a broad continuum of support which may include:

Capacity building for schools via a broad range of Continuing Professional Development training modules

Advice and guidance

Individual or group intervention for pupils referred following assessment by the EA Educational Psychology Service.

Contacting the Literacy Service:

  • Head of Service: Mr Joe Healy Tel: 028 9448 2228

Senior Team:

  • Omagh Tel: 028 7126 0331
  • Armagh Tel: 028 3751 2450
  • Dundonald Tel: 028 9598 5545
  • Belfast Tel: 028 9078 4263
  • Ballymena Tel: 028 2566 1274

Useful links:

DE Resource File - Literacy Difficulties

Creating a Dyslexia-Friendly Learning Environment


Last updated: 11/10/2019