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7 May 2019

EDA asks for an inclusive Europe

The european Parliament

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.


23 February 2019

Free online course on Dyslexia and Foreign Language Teaching

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Lancaster University announces a free online learning course on 'Dyslexia and language teaching’https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/dyslexia/5 which runs from 14th of April – 12th of May 2019. This course is offered by Lancaster University in cooperation with FutureLearn and takes place over four weeks entirely online. It is aimed at English language teachers, teachers of modern foreign languages, teacher trainers, educators and trainee teachers who are interested in how they can accommodate and cater for the needs of students with dyslexia in foreign/second language classrooms.

14 January 2019

Dyslexia and Disability - a common commitment in Europe.

The office of the EDF

Eda member of the board of Directors, Vincent Lochmann attended the Academy of European Law seminar in Trier in September 2018 about "Disability in Employment and beyond". How can European law be interpreted about Employment and Dyslexia?

The members of the board of the European Dyslexia Association met the European Disability Forum (EDF) secretariat team in Brussels. Both organisations highlighted the convergence of their actions for an inclusive Europe for all and accessible to people with specific learning difficulties (SpLD).
On the occasion of the meeting of its Board of Directors in Brussels on Friday 12 January, representatives of EDA and its President Michael Kalmar exchanged with some of the staff of the European Disability Forum and its Director Catherine Naughton.