Gerard Gallagher, at DIT on Mountjoy Square, talks about dyslexia: ‘I’ve learned that the role of parents is hugely important: mine really wanted me to do well.’ Photograph: Eric Luke

College is a good place to have dyslexia. Secondary schools, in general, are less so. Children with dyslexia are in luck if their parents have mone(...)

Educational psychologist William K Wilkinson: He believes it can be a big relief to children when it’s explained how their problems are very specific and not a reflection of their level of intelligence.

Detection of an educational disability can be a profound moment for parents, for teachers and for children themselves. “It really is a game-cha(...)

Frankie Hollands supporting the learning activities at the Rush, Lusk and Skerries dyslexia workshop. Photograph: John Mc Elroy

There was a time in Ireland when dyslexia was the disorder that dare not speak its name. The Dyslexia Association of Ireland (DAI), established 40 yea(...)