The International Dyslexia Association provides a forum where parents, educators, individuals with dyslexia and researchers share their knowledge about a disorder that affects up to 20 percent of the U.S. population. The IDA Iowa provides workshops, hands-on simulations, and resources to increase public awareness of dyslexia.
International Dyslexia Association
Below find links to the documents that were referenced at the 2017 IDA-IA Conference: 2E – Effectively Teaching the Twice Exceptional Student. At-A-Glance_Workbook PDF Twice-Exceptionality: The Social-Emotional Side of 2e RAVE-O_Training
Dyslexia… Did You Know? Dyslexia is the most common reading disability. 1 in 5 people have some form of Dyslexia. It is a language-based learning that affects people with average to above average intelligence. There are many successful people with dyslexia such as Steven Spielberg, Walt Disney, Henry Winkler, Charles Schwab, and Thomas Edison.
IDA Iowa Leadership Groups The Iowa Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is aware of how important it is for students with dyslexia and their parents to understand all they can about dyslexia. Please join our leadership group the second Monday of the month to learn more about what resources are available for students […]
Article on local news station about Dyslexia Diagnosis and Treatment KCRG recently ran a news story about a Mom in Texas that started a group to help dyslexic kids and their parents. Read the article here. KCRG News Article
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