About Dyslexia

People with dyslexia process written material differently. This makes it hard to recognize, spell, and decode words. It affects approx. 10% of the population.

Dyslexia as a specific learning difficulty affecting the acquisition of fluent and accurate reading and spelling skills. This occurs despite access to appropriate learning opportunities. People with dyslexia may also have accompanying learning strengths.

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Dyslexia Association Ireland

Our vision is a dyslexia friendly society. Where everyone with dyslexia is enabled to fulfil their potential. Every child and adult has access to appropriate identification and support to achieve their full potential in education, training, employment and all aspects of life.

DAI works with and for people affected by dyslexia. We provide information, support services, engage in advocacy and raise awareness of dyslexia.

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Membership of DAI is open to any interested individual. It is both a way of supporting the work of DAI and also a way to access member benefits.

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Assessment Service

The Dyslexia Association of Ireland (DAI) has a team of educational psychologists who provide assessments for both dyslexia and dyscalculia at our national office in Dublin.

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DAI Workshops

We offer specialist, individual tuition in small groups to students (6-18) with dyslexia; including the emotional and confidence aspects of dyslexia.

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The Dyslexia Association of Ireland (DAI) is developing its new five-year strategic plan for 2018 – 2023 and we need your help! We are interested in hearing from our members and clients about how our organisation is doing and how we can improve our services......

October is European Dyslexia Awareness Month. DAI’s theme for this year’s awareness month in Ireland is “Shout About Dyslexia”. This theme was chosen as we know it’s so important to be able to talk about your dyslexia openly. Dyslexia should not be whispered about in......

We are so excited to launch our new podcast Dys & Dat today. The podcast will feature interviews with people who have dyslexia, or those who know a lot about it. We hope you will find the podcast informative, engaging and inspiring. Our first podcast......