On October 8, most countries celebrate International Dyslexia Day by illuminating places and monuments in turquoise.

You can consult the dyslexia world map, in which you will be able to visualize the illuminated points on October 8.


United Nations Declaration

Several organizations under the leadership of DISFAM are working for the United Nations General Assembly to declare October 8 as world dyslexia day.

The diplomat Isaías Medina has already been designated as responsible for writing the draft and coordinating all the countries that have given official support to this declaration.


Some of the most prominent countries that have already given their support are:

  • Slovakia
  • Guatemala
  • Colombia
  • Ecuador
  • Ghana
  • Malta