We do this by:

Undertaking vital research
Educating and training
Providing assessment and support services
Raising awareness

Raise Awareness

Dear Dyslexic strongly advocates for change through awareness-raising activities through the Dear Dyslexic Podcasts, Expert Speaking, National Campaigns and Annual Galas


Author: Shae Wissell

Assessment and Support Services

Dear Dyslexic offers assessments, tutoring and peer support services for those on the path to dyslexia or learning disability diagnosis and support



Educate and train

Whether you’re a teacher, a student support officer, a tutor, an employer, a health professional, a parent or you have dyslexia our training is designed for you!


Author: Shae Wissell


The Dear Dyslexic Foundation has partnered with LaTrobe University to undertake two research projects that will look at the impact of dyslexia for young people and adults



The challenge 

1 in 10

Australians are estimated to have dyslexia

2 in 3

people with dyslexia do not feel good about themselves 


more likely to have attempted suicide compared to the rest of the population 

1 in 5

people in the justice system have a learning disability (at least 1 in 5!)

Reading difficulties are a risk factor for the development of later mental health problems

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  • National Dyslexia Awareness Month

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  • Inclusive Learning Workshop - Sydney

    The Dear Dyslexic Foundation and ATEND NSW/ACT are excited to be hosting an interactive workshop for teachers, support staff, parents and students Read more

  • Inclusive learning workshop - Melbourne

    This inclusive learning workshop will equip teachers, school support staff, parents and students to make the learning pathway smoother for students with dyslexia and specific learning disabilities. Workshop is for students and educators in upper secondary, TAFE and university. Read more