Emily Hanford’s new documentary, At a Loss for Words, explores the disconnect between the science of reading and the current approach to literacy instruction used widely across North America. In […]

New documentary about reading by Emily Hanford!



There are lots of exciting things going on at ONBIDA these days.  We are organizing our next conference, planning for October Dyslexia Awareness Month, making changes to our website, developing […]

New Volunteer Opportunities at ONBIDA



Call for Proposals ONBIDA 2020 Literacy and Learning Conference Unlocking Potential Saturday, April 25th, 2020 Ontario Science Center, Toronto, Ontario Proposal Submission Deadline August 30th, 2019 We are now accepting […]

Interested in presenting at our conference?


This week’s webinar with Louisa Moats, “Knowledge and Practice Standards for teaching Reading – Not Just for Dyslexia” was a huge success.  Over 1200 people registered for the event, and […]

Louisa Moats Webinar Video Now Available


At yesterday’s AMM we said thank you to two out-going members and welcomed three new directors to the board. ONBIDA President Liisa Freure, presented out-going secretary Loretta Tang with a […]

Notes from our Annual Members Meeting