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About Us

All members of Dyslexia Specialists Ireland (DySI) are practising and experienced teachers, accredited by The Teaching Council of Ireland. We are all graduates of the first programme offering dual accreditation in the area of dyslexia in the Republic of Ireland – a level nine M. Ed. in SpLD/Dyslexia certified by DCU and Associated Membership of the British Dyslexia Association  (AMBDA). Members of DySI also hold an Assessment Practising Certificate (APC).

These professional awards accredited by British Dyslexia Association – AMBDA/APC are international qualifications which recognise the holder’s ability to undertake the assessment of dyslexia. These qualifications together with the M. Ed. in SpLD/Dyslexia, a specialist teaching qualification, reflects the competences, knowledge and professional skills identified by the International Dyslexia Association, and the International Literacy Association.


Members of DySI can provide an excellent service both in the evaluation of literacy strengths and difficulties and creation of tailor-made tuition programmes.

DySI members work with primary and secondary pupils, third level students and

Our Mission Statement

Dyslexia Specialists Ireland (DySI) is a body established to support its members and promote their recognition as qualified assessors and tutors of individuals with dyslexia.

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