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The Dyslexia Association of Ireland will be celebrating Dyslexia Awareness Month this October, along with dyslexia organisations worldwide. Our focus this year will be on empowering people to #TrustYourInstincts.   All too often we hear from parents frustrated that their concerns were dismissed and not acted upon...

Today, we launch our 2022 Members’ Survey. It is vital for us to know what is important to you, our members, and the experiences you and/or your children are having in work and or school in Ireland, both positive and negative. This data will help...

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 learn a...

The Dyslexia Association of Ireland has made a submission to the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) on the draft new Primary Curriculum Framework. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the consultation period was extended and now closes today February 28th, 2022. The...

The Dyslexia Association of Ireland is very disappointed in the proposals by the Minister and Department of Education recommending against a hybrid option for this year’s Leaving Certificate exams. The Junior and Leaving Cert. students of 2022 have had two full years of disrupted learning,...

As part of our work on the TuDOrs Erasmus+ project we want to hear about the experiences of foreign language teachers in relation to teaching foreign languages to students (of all ages) with dyslexia or other learning difficulties. For example, what are the challenges, do...

The Open Doors Initiative (https://www.opendoorsinitiative.ie/) and Employers for Change (https://www.employersforchange.ie/) are carrying out research with IT Sligo on best practices in recruitment and employment to develop an Inclusive Recruitment Toolkit for employers. As part of the research, they want to interview a variety of people including some...

  Request for Tenders to develop and set up an IT administrative & communications system to enable the national roll-out of the online Readable Project   Overview The Readable Project is an online initiative based on the idea of a book club that was designed to awaken the pleasure...