What is Dytective by Change Dyslexia?

Detect and improve your skills playing funny games

Dytective combines two scientifically validated tools developed by Change Dyslexia. In only 15 minutes, through a series of tests, according to your age and abilities, Dytective Test detects if you are at risk of having dyslexia. With DytectiveU you will improve your reading and writing skills while having fun playing.

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For Families

Encourage the stimulation of your child’s abilities and improve his/her school performance.

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For Therapists

Improve your reputation and take care of more patients with a scientifically validated added service that allows you to save time and personalize reports with 24 cognitive skills.

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For schools

Improve attention to students; detect and treat reading-writing problems in time. Help improve the treatment of your counselors, speech therapists and AL and PT teachers.

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Social Impact

By using DytectiveU, you help us to keep dyslexia detection free, and to grant scholarships to kids around the world who most need them

People detected for free
Families granted with DytectiveU scholarship

Change Dyslexia puts science at the service of dyslexia to overcome three barriers: (i) that dyslexia stops being a hidden difficulty, (ii) the academic difficulties due to dyslexia and (iii) socio-economic barriers through scholarships.

The aim of Change Dyslexia is that everyone could access a scientifically validated test and exercises, regardless their social status. Contact us to apply for the DytectiveU scholarships.

Science at the service of dyslexia

With DytectiveU, the needs and strengths are stimulated in a personalized way through 42,000 exercises, depending on each child’s weaknesses and strengths:
Language Skills
Alphabetic Awareness
Phonological Awareness
Syllabic Awareness
Lexical Awareness
Morphological Awareness
Syntactic Awareness
Semantic Awareness
Orthographic Awareness

Working Memory
Visual (alphabetical)
Sequential (visual)
Auditory (phonology)
Sequential (auditory)

Executive functions
Sustained attention
Activation and attention
Simultaneous attention

Reading Comprehension
Reading Speed
Natural Spelling
Arbitrary Spelling
Writing Speed
Error Recognition
Error Correction

Perceptual Processes
Visual discrimination and categorization
Auditory discrimination and categorization

The Dytective tool integrates eight years of multidisciplinary research

In her book "Superar la Dislexia" Dr. Luz Rello explains the research behind the tools as well as other resources to overcome dyslexia. For parents, therapists and professionals. More information.

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About the author

Luz Rello has a degree in Linguistics and a PhD in Computer Science, she is Ashoka Fellow and a researcher at Carnegie Mellon University. In 2016, she founded Change Dyslexia, a social company, working in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team from different universities focused on dyslexia early detection and treatment.

She has received several awards and recognitions, among which are the European Young Researcher Award of the EuroScience Foundation in 2013, Social Innovator of the Year by MIT Technology Review in 2014, the Princess of Girona Award in 2016 and was included in the Forbes 30 under 30 list in 2017.

Success testimonials from families, teachers and professionals

Highlighted news (Spanish)

Interview with Luz Rello in Jot Down

Luz Rello: «Hay quien se ha subido al barco de la dislexia por aquello de que está de moda ser diferente» Apenas hemos puesto el pie en el piso que Luz Rello (Sigüenza, 1984) habita en la Villa Olímpica de Barcelona y ya nos recibe un abrumador despliegue de actividad frenética y agradable calidez. A pesar de...

por Change Dyslexia, 24 de julio de 2018

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Interview with Luz Rello in El País: “Hay que salir del armario de la dislexia”

“De pequeña se aprendía de memoria los libros para simular que leía rápido como los otros niños. Pero no podía: era disléxica. Hoy con 33 años, es una investigadora multipremiada, lingüista y doctora en ciencia computacional. Acaba de presentar una aplicación que en apenas 15 minutos detecta el riesgo de padecer dislexia.” Fuente: El País Semanal...

por Change Dyslexia, 23 de julio de 2018

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CNN Acción in Portafolio Global CNN: The Change Dyslexia Project

La fundadora del proyecto, Luz Rello, nos ofrece los fines a estas ideas de innovación para la detección de la dislexia.

por Change Dyslexia, 20 de Junio de 2018

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Awards and Acknowledgements

Finalists in the Cartier Women's Initiative Awards

"Forbes 30 Under 30" list, spanish edition

Princesa de Girona Award, social category

"New Researcher" Award by the International Dyslexia Association

Ashoka Fellow Award

Social Innovation Award, spanish edition of MIT Technology Review

Social Entrepreneurship Award, Obra Social La Caixa

First prize, category Education in the "Vodafone Foundation Mobile" european awards

“Women Techmakers” Award, Google

Partners and Collaborators

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 856183
This project has received funding from the NEOTEC 2018 Program from the Center for Industrial Technological Development of the Ministry of Science and Innovation, Government of Spain.