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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...

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...

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...

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...