Council for the Registration of Schools Teaching Dyslexic Pupils

Help and Information on finding schools

CReSTeD is the only charity to visits schools to accredit their provision for Specific Learning Difficulties, however, there are other organisations which might be able to help.


Offer a free service to parents looking for schools, iSBI lists over 6000 Independent, Special, Boarding and International schools.
Telephone: +44 (0) 1980 620575

Gabbitas Education Consultants

Established in 1873, Gabbitas is one of the UK's leading educational consultancies offering advice and support in all aspects of independent education.
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7734 0161

The Good Schools Guide

Provides information and resources to identify the right school for your child.
Telephone: +44 (0)203 286 6824

Which School? for Special Needs

Is a comprehensive guide to SEN education in the UK. Containing a directory of independent and non-maintained schools and colleges providing for children with sensory or physical impairment; learning difficulties; social, emotional and behavioural difficulties; and autism spectrum disorders.

Parents can download the free digital copy as either a pdf or an eBook using this link alternatively parents can order a physical copy of the guide from the publishers using the discount code CRESTED where prompted on the Shopping Cart page and receive printed copies of the guide for just £5 rather than £19.99.

The Guide is published by John Catt Educational Ltd