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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...

The very best of luck and thank you to all the students, tutors, parents/guardians who have agreed to be part of piloting the Readable Project, our new initiative for children and young people with dyslexia. This exciting new venture aims to show the pleasure that...

My research has highlighted being identified and labelled as different as a barrier within third level education. Unfortunately, in our societies, those we perceive as being different or not our equals are often picked on and ridiculed for their differences. The research has also argued...

We are currently recruiting for three roles in our national office team - an Information Officer, a Communications & Fundraising Manager and an Educational Psychologist. All posts are based in our national office in Dublin 2, with remote working initially due to Covid. Full details on all these roles including...

The Dyslexia Association of Ireland is delighted to introduce our new ‘Adult Dyslexia Advice Clinic’. This clinic has been developed to support and offer information to adults with a dyslexic profile or querying dyslexia. The advice clinic will be held online on Zoom on the last...

We are delighted to launch today our #TeamDyslexia monthly activity resource for members so check your inbox! A new resource will be emailed to our members each month. Our #TeamDyslexia resources are designed to encourage families to explore their experiences of dyslexia. Having these positive...

This is undoubtedly a stressful and strange time for everyone, and it is important to set realistic goals for each day during this period of home-schooling. If you are a parent, it is important to keep in mind that you are not a teacher and...

Check out the website for the new TuDOrs project which we are a partner in. This Erasmus+ Project is aiming to improve the knowledge and skills of foreign language teachers, to enhance how they teach people with learning disabilities (including dyslexia), by using innovative methods...