We are working to create a dyslexia-friendly Scotland. We aim to inspire and enable all people with dyslexia to realise their potential, and to encourage changemakers to help us.

Our vision

Scotland is a dyslexia-friendly country that values the skills and talents of dyslexic people.

Our mission

To inspire and enable people reach their potential in life, learning and work.

Our values

  • Inclusion
  • Empowerment
  • Collaboration
  • Social justice
  • Innovation
  • Continuous improvement

Our strategic aims

  1. To provide and promote high quality services
  2. To influence and achieve positive change at a national and local level
  3. To give people with dyslexia a strong individual and collective voice
  4. To ensure Dyslexia Scotland is a sustainable, efficient and effective organisation


As we make progress towards a dyslexia-friendly Scotland, these are the difference the dyslexic community has asked us to concentrate on making:

Dyslexic people will:

  • Have a better understanding of how they think and learn
  • Be more confident
  • Feel better supported and valued in their daily life, learning environment, workplace and community
  • Have opportunities to achieve and attain
  • Be better equipped to manage key challenges and transitions.

Among the non-dyslexic population:

  • There will be an increased understanding of dyslexia and its impacts and advantages.

Our strategic plan

Our strategic plan for 2022-2025 sets out our road map to a dyslexia-friendly Scotland. We’ve produced the plan in a range of formats to make it as accessible as possible:


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Summary document and full document PDFs: