Report of the EDA Member Survey 2020-2021

The European Dyslexia Association (EDA) has published a report on our survey of member organisations. The EDA has 41 member organisations in 25 European countries. The EDA Board decided to conduct a member survey in late 2020 to get a current picture of our member organisations, their interests and priorities to identify common development goals […]

Online Dyslexia Course available

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We have now opened up the Dyslexia and Literacy International online course “Basics for teachers – Dyslexia: How to identify it and What to do“. The course content is still under review but feel free to check it out.

Vrailexia Project

At EDA we are always keen to share information on new projects and research on dyslexia. Two of our member organisations are involved in the new VRAILEXIA project.   VRAILEXIA – Partnering Outside the Box: Digital and Artificial Intelligence Integrated Tools to Support Higher Education Students with Dyslexia is an Erasmus+ KA2 project (2020-1-IT02-KA203-080006). The […]

Dyslexia@Work Project

Dyslexia@Work is an Erasmus+ KA2 project (no. 2019-1-IT01-KA202-007433) which aims to increase access to employment for people with dyslexia. In particular, the aim is to implement a series of actions to improve the skills and professional development of the professional figures in charge (guidance consultants, specialists in the management and training of human resources in […]

President of the European Parliament delivered a message to EDA members

The President of the European Parliament delivered a message to the European Dyslexia Association and its members at the annual General Assembly. David Sassoli cautions member states about the lack of accessibility in the provision of distance learning and the increase of the numbers of early leavers. “The lack of accessibility is a new barrier […]

European students with dyslexia need adapted digital tools more than ever

As millions of students across Europe return to school, the European Dyslexia Association insists that the fundamental rules of digital accessibility need to be respected. After the period of lockdown, it was observed that some young people had dropped out of the school system because of their difficulties. In addition to the problem of learning […]

EDA announces agreement with Dyslexia and Literacy International (D&LI)

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The European Dyslexia Association (EDA) announces an agreement to take over resources and materials, principally the free online courses in English and French, from Dyslexia and Literacy International (D&LI). Soon these courses will be available only from the EDA web site. Dyslexia and Literacy International had wanted for some time to transfer its resources to […]

The president of the EU parliament supports cause for dyslexia inclusion

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Davide Sassoli, President of the European Parliament, receiving an EDA delegation in Brussels supported the cause for the inclusion of 40 million European citizens with dyslexia in the world of education and work. “It is a matter of individual rights,” said Sassoli, “in addition to an economic problem caused by the lack of full personal […]

Ms Rosie Bissett Voted New President Of The EDA

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During the General Assembly of 2019, Rosie Bissett was elected chairperson succeeding Michael Kalmár who retired MEET OUR NEW PRESIDENT, ROSIE BISSETT, IRELAND After the General Assembly in Vaxjö (Sweden) on September 28th the new board of the European Dyslexia Association held its first meeting and elected Ms Rosie Bissett as chairperson. Ms Bissett has […]

President Of The European Parliament To EDA: “I Look Forward To Cooperating With You”

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The newly elected President of the European Parliament. Mr David Sassoli expressed his “strong commitment to build a more inclusive and accessible Europe, which is one of the main priorities of our legislature.” At the opening of the European Dyslexia Association (EDA) seminar in Vaxjö (Sweden), the president of the EDA, Michael Kalmar received a […]