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.

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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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This is undoubtedly a stressful and strange time for everyone, and it is important to set realistic goals for each day during this period of home-schooling. If you are a parent, it is important to keep in mind that you are not a teacher and......

Check out the website for the new TuDOrs project which we are a partner in. This Erasmus+ Project is aiming to improve the knowledge and skills of foreign language teachers, to enhance how they teach people with learning disabilities (including dyslexia), by using innovative methods......

Are you interested in playing a voluntary leadership role in the Dyslexia Association of Ireland helping the association to achieve its charitable purpose and strategy? DAI’s Board of Directors is looking to recruit people from amongst our membership to a number of vacancies as follows:......