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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.

Denise Little
President
International Dyslexia Association
Iowa Branch

 


Spring 2020 Conference

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Registration now open!!! Visit Eventbrite to register. The Iowa Branch of the International Dyslexia Association is excited to announce a conference scheduled for this spring; Universal Design for Learning: Meeting Everyone’s Needs in the Classroom. This conference will be held on April 18, 2020 at the Grant Wood AEA in Cedar Rapids. Our Keynote will […]

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Iowa Branch seeking Board Members

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We are starting a new process for how we elect board members.  We ask people who are interested in being on the board to please fill out the application.  The committee will look through all of the applications and determine who will best meet the current needs of our board.  Then those people will be […]

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Dyslexia… Did You Know?

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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.

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IDA Iowa Leadership Groups

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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 […]

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Article on local news station about Dyslexia Diagnosis and Treatment

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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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