Literacy Resources

Helpful Resources

Below contains information leaflets, suggested activities/resources and training videos to help parents support their children’s literacy development.




Assistive Technology

Transition to Post-Primary

Guidance for parents supporting a child with literacy difficulty at home

Literacy Service Resource Pack

Our Resource Pack, created as an interactive Sway, has information, resources, apps and websites to help support the child with various aspects of literacy.

Literacy Service Resource Pack

Literacy Service Newsletter

The newsletter has been developed to support the pupils referred to our service, their parents and schools. In every issue you will find examples of good practice, helpful tips and strategies and most importantly the voice of the pupil represented in pictures, writing and personal stories etc.

Issue 4 - All About School Transitions

Issue 5: Read All About It: Alphabet and Dictionary Work

Issue 6: Read All About It: Communication and Self-Esteem

Issue 7: Read All About It: Reading for Meaning (

Supporting Learning

The Supporting Learning section provides information about free online resources. The materials within this section are a support for parents and schools if pupils are learning at home.

Home-school partnership - school and home together for learning – Three sessions to support schools in developing stronger partnerships for learning, with parents.

Read and Write

Read & Write is a literacy support toolbar, using features including text-to-speech, picture dictionaries and word prediction to aid reading and writing. Schools in Northern Ireland have access to the Read & Write through the C2K network and is accessible across any device, whether in class or learning at home. Texthelp are the current contracted supplier for this service until March 2022.

Literacy support for students in Northern Ireland

Last updated: 17/05/2022