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More about dyslexia and foreign language learning

Dyslexia associations and organizations

International Dyslexia Association

European Dyslexia Association - the website offers information about dyslexia and other projects related to education and dyslexia

British Dyslexia Association - the website offers resources about dyslexia in general

German Dyslexia Association

German Association for Dyslexia and Dyscalculia

Polish Dyslexia Association

Swiss Dyslexia Association

Dyslexia Scotland - aims to empower people with dyslexia to reach their full potential

Dyslexia Institute - Austrian association providing diagnosis, consultancy and training services

ÖBVL - Österreichischer Bundesverband Legasthenie - Austrian association providing information on dyslexia and vocational training for dyslexia therapists

Wiener Landesverband Legasthenie - association established in Vienna, Austria, providing valuable information on dyslexia

Czech association of dyslexia experts who organize conferences, seminars and contribute to educational policy

DYS-centrum? Praha is a voluntary independent association of individuals and corporate bodies that are connected with specific learning disabilities matters

German non-profit organisation providing information in dyslexia for children, parents and teachers

EÖDL - Erster Österreichischer Dachverband Legasthenie - dyslexia umbrella organisation in Austria which offers diverse information on the topic, including vocational training for dyslexia trainers

Hilfswerk - non-profit social service provider in Upper Austria for all generations, in every stage of life and in all regions of the country, offering consultancy and providing diagnosis on dyslexia

The Quality Circle Dyslexia deals with quality management of the diagnostic process and therapeutic care, training and education as well as evaluation and research



Information, solutions, best practice

World Dyslexia Forum - information about best practice

National Center for Learning Disabilities

Dyslexia Toolkit - a toolkit for identification and support for learners exhibiting literacy difficulties

Open University - free online learning, covering, among other topics, dyslexia and inclusive educations

Information on specific learning difficulties - e.g. lecture series, articles, resources

LD Online - website on learning disabilities and ADHD

Dr. Anne Margaret Smith?s website with useful information on dyslexia and language learning and training workshops

Dr Margaret Crombie?s website - Teaching Dyslexic Learners

Dr. Gyarmathy Éva?s website with useful information on dyslexia and language learning in Hungarian and in English

Bright solutions for dyslexia, Susan Barton?s website

The Power of Dyslexia - focuses on positive effects dyslexia can have on a person?s life; seeks to help children with dyslexia, adults with dyslexia, and parents of dyslexic children

English Teacher?s Network - information about dyslexia and its identification

This website provides information on dyslexia to self-help groups and on high quality services in the field of diagnosis and treatment

The English 2 Dyslexia Test

The website of a research project entitled ?Equal opportunities to learn foreign languages?- information about research publications and practical information for teachers as well as students with special needs (dyslexia and hearing impairment in particular)

Information on dyslexia, including consultancy services and online exercises for individuals with dyslexia

A forum for teachers, parents and dyslexic individuals

A forum created by a Hungarian speech therapist in order to enhance communication and share experience between the different groups involved in dealing with dyslexia



Ideas, tips, materials

A useful list of spelling rules with examples

Edysgate learning games

Useful tips and materials for reading and writing with young language learners

A collection of links from secondary schools from Vorarlberg, offering access to worksheets and exercises for dyslexic students

Dyslexia online course for children with basic information for parents and online exercises

Classroom materials - from short activities to full lesson plans, for teaching kids and adults

Ideas for special education teachers

This website provides educators and parents with the high quality practices in reading and language instruction and offers useful materials

RoboBraille converts documents into alternative, accessible formats



DysTEFL associated partners

Oxford University Press, English Language Teaching, Poland

Oxford University Press 

Pearson Central Europe

Pearson ELT


ELT well

Languages without Limits

Addressing Dyslexia Toolkit

Department of Applied Linguistics, Opole University, Poland



DysTEFL project partners

Department of Pragmatics, University of Lodz, Poland

International Educational Projects Office, University of Lodz, Poland

Society for Alternative Education, Opole, Poland

The Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology

Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University

Volkshochschule im Landkreis Cham e.V.

BEST Institut für berufsbezogene Weiterbildung und Personaltraining GmbH

MU - Masaryk University, Faculty of Education, Department of English Language and Literature


The DysTEFL project team is not responsible for the content of external websites and accepts no responsibility for their use.

Project-Number: 518466-LLP-1-2011-PL-COMENIUS-CMP         © 2012 DysTEFL – Project Coordinator: University of Lodz
Grant agreement number: 2011-3631/001-001

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.