Supporting Children and Adults with Dyslexia

Dyslexia Association Ireland

Our vision is a dyslexia-friendly society, where everyone with dyslexia is enabled to fulfill their potential. Every child and adult has access to the appropriate identification and supports 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. DAI is a registered charity in Ireland (RCN 20025335) and also a registered company (No. 185795).

Learn more about our services and find out how we can help you on your journey with 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.

What is Dyslexia?

Dyslexia is a learning difference that can cause difficulties with learning and work. It affects approximately 1 in 10 people. It occurs on a spectrum with some people mildly affected and others more severely.

Everyone with dyslexia is different but there is a commonality of difficulties with reading, spelling, and writing and related cognitive/processing difficulties. Dyslexia is not a general difficulty with learning, it impacts specific skill areas. With the right understanding, accommodations, and support people with dyslexia can achieve success in education, the workplace and in wider society! 

Here at Dyslexia Association of Ireland, we are here to help!

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Our Blog

Keep up to date with all the the recent news.

Dyslexia Association of Ireland were pleased to have the chance to meet with representatives from the State Examinations Commission on Wednesday 31st May to discuss our call for changes to the scheme of Reasonable Accommodations at the Certificate Examinations (RACE) including the need for extra......

When did you first find out about your dyslexia? I first remember a teacher noticed the possibility in 6th year in Secondary School during an exam. I had written the correct answer but I had spelt it incorrectly and crossed it out. I went to......

The SASLED project is a European Erasmus + project which aims to research and improve the inclusion of dyslexic children and young people in sports activities. We are taking part in the project and wish to hear about individual’s experiences with sport and how dyslexia (and......

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