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Affiliate Member of The Dyslexia Guild and Affiliate Online


Affiliate Members do not have Guild designatory letters after their name.  This grade is not suitable for study skills support work, see Associate FE/HE.

Affiliate Members confirm their ongoing commitment to Continuing Professional Development in the field of dyslexia and specific learning difficulties (SpLD) and will have met one of the following criteria:

  • Are working in a relevant educational setting and are gaining suitable experience in the field of dyslexia/SpLD
  • Have an interest in the work of The Dyslexia Guild and wish to progress through the grades of membership
  • Are a student on a relevant training programme in Dyslexia/SpLD
  • Are a staff member of Dyslexia Action and do not require professional membership 

Equivalence on the Literacy and Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) Professional Development Framework


Stage 2 Targeted and Stage 3 Targeted Strategic

Example roles

SEN Teacher, SENCo, Higher Level Teaching Assistant, FE/HE Support Assistant, Speech and Language Therapist or Educational Psychologist

Member benefits

Affiliate online has the same benefits but they must be accessed electronically.

All of the following benefits are included in your annual membership fee:

Affiliate members who wish to access full Associate Member benefits may do so at the full rate but will not gain designatory letters without meeting the relevant criteria.

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