Dyslexia Foundation of New Zealand

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Our mission is to increase the awareness, recognition, understanding and acceptance of dyslexia as an alternative way of thinking.

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DFNZ is focused on action-oriented activities to champion change for dyslexic individuals, and on providing information, tools and resources to inspire others to do the same.

DFNZ has a twin focus on education and youth justice, based on getting it right for dyslexic individuals in the classroom and the courts. In the classroom, this is about improving the dyslexic student’s experience and achievements by ensuring that legal rights to inclusive learning and accommodations are delivered on. In the courts, this is about ensuring dyslexic youth are not entrapped in a system that treats them unfairly as adults. For a young person with learning differences that render them ill-equipped to understand and deal with the justice system, DFNZ contends the default should be a family inclusive, restorative approach.

Find out more at www.dfnz.org.nz

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DFNZ is focused on action-oriented activities to champion change for dyslexic individuals, and on providing information, tools and resources to inspire others to do the same. DFNZ has a twin focus on education and youth justice, based on getting it right for dyslexic individuals in the classroom and the courts. Find out more at www.dfnz.org.nz


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The Closer You Get the Bigger I Look  17 March 2010

Music Video in support of the Dyslexia Foundation


Latest donations

  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor on 01 Nov 2019

    $160

    $160

  • Zhanpeng

    Zhanpeng on 13 Oct 2019

    $30

    $30

  • Cathedral Grammar School

    Cathedral Grammar School on 27 Sep 2019

    $500

    This money was raised by The Board of Senior Students at Cathedral Grammar School in 2019. They decided that they would like to donate to the Dyslexia Foundation this year as well as 3 other organisation's.

    $500

  • Vanessa

    Vanessa on 09 Aug 2019

    $10

    From Emma at Johnsonville School

    $10

  • Cavell Leitch Charity Committee

    Cavell Leitch Charity Committee on 16 Apr 2019

    $400

    $400


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