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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...

We have all seen the lists of famous people with dyslexia, but what about the rest of them - quietly successful, getting on with their lives? I wanted to find out if there was something successful dyslexic adults have in common. Imagine how we could...

This week the Dyslexia Association of Ireland made an important submission to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Education, Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science as part of the Committee’s examination of Leaving Certificate Reform. Our submission focused on three broad areas, namely (i)...

The Dyslexia Association of Ireland (DAI) is delighted to be marking Dyslexia Awareness Week by holding an online briefing session today (October 6th, 2021) for Oireachtas members. The DAI will be presenting the lived experience of people with dyslexia in Ireland as well as releasing new...

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month, and next week October 4-10 is Dyslexia Awareness Week 2021. Throughout the month we will work to raise dyslexia awareness, using traditional and social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube). Please do follow us and share content throughout Dyslexia Awareness month....

In the run-up to Dyslexia Awareness Month this October, we have launched our 2021 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/school both positive and negative.   We are...

We are delighted to announce that the Phase One report of the Dyslexia@Work Erasmus+ project has now been published. The report is a Comparative Analysis of the laws and regulations concerning dyslexia and employment in the 5 European countries which are participating in this project...

Dr Niall Muldoon, the Ombudsman for Children, and Professor Mary Horgan of the Royal College of Physicians Ireland, addressed the Children's Futures Campaign this morning (Tuesday March 9) in a specially organised online event to mark this week’s one-year anniversary of the first lockdown and...