Accessing Supports & Accommodations
Understanding the supports your child may need, the qualifying criteria and application processes, is very important for parents to be aware of. In this section we explore the supports and accommodations available and relevant application procedures.
Additional Teaching Support in School
This video will talk about some of the additional teaching support available to students with Dyslexia in Primary schools.
This video will answer questions you might have about the Irish exemption, including what factors may help guide a parent considering applying for it, the qualifying criteria, and the information needed if you choose to apply.
This video will introduce the topic of assistive technology, some of the key factors to consider when deciding what technology may be best for your young person with Dyslexia, as well as the assistive technology grant offered by the Department of Education.
Reading Schools and Classes
This video discusses the option of Reading Schools and Reading Classes for students with severe Dyslexia, and the factors to consider if you are looking to apply for one.
Transitioning to Second Level School
This video discusses some of the key factors to consider when choosing a post-primary school for your dyslexic young person, and some tips on how to support them in making the transition to second level.