The Rotary Club of Gombak, as a part of its community service activities, and the Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS), jointly organized a one-day Public Seminar on 'Dyslexia Awareness in Malaysia" on the 18th April, 1993.
At the end of the seminar, the participants decided to form an association and an application was made for the registration and on due compliance with all statutory requirements, the Registrar of Societies Wilayah Persekutuan, on 23rd March, 1995, registered the Persatuan Kesukaran Pembelajaran Spesifik, Wilayah Persekutuan (Specific Learning Disabilities Association of Wilayah Persekutuan). The official address of the Association was Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Pahang, Kuala Lumpur.
At the Annual General Meeting in 1999, the members present passed resolutions to change the name of the Association to Persatuan Dyslexia, Wilayah Persukutuan, and to change the official address to 6 Persiaran Kuantan, Setapak, 53200 Kuala Lumpur.
Since March 1999, the Associationhas used these premises for its various activities, such as seminars for teachers and parents, counseling and special classes for dyslexic children.