About DAI

The Dyslexia Association of Ireland (DAI)

Founded in 1972, the Dyslexia Association of Ireland (DAI) is a charity which works with and for people affected by dyslexia, by providing information, offering appropriate support services, engaging in advocacy and raising awareness of dyslexia.

Our vision is a dyslexia friendly society where all people with dyslexia are enabled to fulfill their potential, where every child and adult with dyslexia has access to appropriate identification and support to achieve their full potential in education, training, employment and all aspects of life.

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How Can You Help?

DAI is a membership based Association currently representing over 1,500 families and individuals all over Ireland. Its membership also includes teachers, psychologists and other professionals. DAI currently has a nationwide network of 27 Workshops offering local community based services.

Services offered by DAI

Info & awareness raising

For children and adults, including community based weekly workshops for children nationwide and a unique full-time course for unemployed adults with dyslexia.

Courses for Parents

For children and adults, including community based weekly workshops for children nationwide and a unique full-time course for unemployed adults with dyslexia.

Educational Psychology Assessment

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 city centre. We work with children, young people and adults.

Information and awareness raising

For children and adults, including community based weekly workshops for children nationwide and a unique full-time course for unemployed adults with dyslexia.

Information and awareness raising

For children and adults, including community based weekly workshops for children nationwide and a unique full-time course for unemployed adults with dyslexia.

More About DAI

DAI is a founder member of the European Dyslexia Association (www.eda-info.eu)  which now has over twenty-five member countries. DAI is also a founder member of the Spectrum Alliance (www.spectrumalliance.ie), an Irish umbrella group for people with hidden learning difficulties. DAI is also a Global Partner of the International Dyslexia Association (www.dyslexiaida.org) and member of the British Dyslexia Association (www.bdadyslexia.org.uk). DAI is also a member of the Disability Federation of Ireland (www.disability-federation.ie) and the Wheel (www.wheel.ie).