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.



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 has made a submission as part of the public consultation to review the Reasonable Accommodations Fund of the Department of Social Protection.  Under the Reasonable Accommodation Fund, the department can help employers and employees with a disability (including dyslexia) to......

Episode 1 – Keith: Keith, a PhD student, spoke about his personal experience with dyslexia and how it informed his doctoral research into the experience of dyslexia students...

This Seachtain na Gaeilge #SnaG22 we want to share some information on learning Irish.   While learning languages can be a challenge for learners with dyslexia, the impact is variable. What we know from the research is that to give learners the best opportunity to......

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