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Bridging the Gap between Research, Policies and Practice - Opportunities and challenges with accessibility*

Join us at the next EDA Autumn Seminars in Växjö, Sweden  between September 27 - 29. 

Updated programme

The preliminary programme is now updated with a list of poster sessions and links to abstracts. Check it out!

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The european Parliament

EDA asks for an inclusive Europe

7 May 2019

The European Dyslexia Association reminds all candidates to the European Parliament that millions of citizens are still excluded from school and employment in Europe as dyslexia and specific learning disorders are often poorly taken into account.

For an inclusive school in Europe

To achieve the European objectives for initial training and for basic skills, Member States must effectively support students with learning disabilities without discrimination. Europe must promote and develop equal access for all to education with active and effective policies. Young people with dyslexia have less opportunities to move freely across Europe due to the additional challenges for them when learning languages. They do not have enough support to continue their studies in all the countries of the Union.

For inclusive companies in Europe

In order to access employment opportunities and remain employed, adults with dyslexia or other specific learning disorders too often experience lack of opportunities and many barriers. While their adaptation needs are known and reasonable, they still face prejudices and limitations.

For a Europe accessible to all

The difficulties to access reading materials are higher because of lack of accessibility of publications, both in print and in digital material. European standardization and policies do not sufficiently take into account the needs of people with disabilities and are not sufficiently enforced at national level.

The EDA calls on all candidates in the European elections to commit to promoting inclusive European policies for all. These policies should pay special attention to education, employment and accessibility.


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Learning disabilities worldwide congress 2019

23 May 2019

The 27th annual world congress for the Learning Disabilities Worldwide takes place in Houston, Texas between September 6-7. They still have a call for paper out (due June 3rd).

Keynote speaker is Elena L. Grigorenko.

The EDA board will be represented there by Dr Ruth Falzon.

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