Supporting Children and Adults with Dyslexia

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.

About DAI

How You Can Help

Help us support people affected by dyslexia

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

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.

Our Blog

Keep up to date with all the the recent news.

We are delighted to announce that the Phase One report of the Dyslexia@Work Erasmus+ project has now been published. The report is a Comparative Analysis of the laws and regulations concerning dyslexia and employment in the 5 European countries which are participating in this project......

Dr Niall Muldoon, the Ombudsman for Children, and Professor Mary Horgan of the Royal College of Physicians Ireland, addressed the Children’s Futures Campaign this morning (Tuesday March 9) in a specially organised online event to mark this week’s one-year anniversary of the first lockdown and......

The very best of luck and thank you to all the students, tutors, parents/guardians who have agreed to be part of piloting the Readable Project, our new initiative for children and young people with dyslexia. This exciting new venture aims to show the pleasure that......