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Welcome to ONBIDA!

The Ontario Branch of the International Dyslexia Association is committed to providing information, support and advocacy for individuals with dyslexia, their families and educators  in Ontario.   We hope the many resources on this website are helpful in giving you a better understanding of dyslexia, the importance of early identification and effective intervention and other ways to support a child or adult with dyslexia.

Liisa Freure, President, ONBIDA

Latest News

ONBIDA’S Submission to Accessibility Town Hall at Queen’s Park

10 April 2019

ONBIDA has submitted a written statement to the April 10, 2019 Accessibility Town Hall at the Ontario Legislature. The focus […]

Free Event in Toronto for Kids – Saturday April 6th

04 April 2019

Bring your kids to the Lillian H. Smith Branch of the Toronto Public Library, Saturday, April 6th at 2 pm, […]

Free Webinar with Louisa Moats, Wednesday, May 15

04 April 2019

Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teaching Reading: Not Just for Dyslexia! – by Louisa Moats Wednesday May 15 @ 7:30-8:30p.m. […]

FREE WEBINAR- Early Identification of Risk for Dyslexia: The Science & Practice

03 April 2019

April 29th, 3:30-4:30 p.m. EST Hosted by IDA Connecticut Click here to register Presenter: Fumiko Hoeft MD PhD is a […]

Workshop with Dr. Marcia Henry – Morphology Matters & The History and Structure of Written English

19 February 2019

Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation Learning Centres for Children Halifax is presenting a two-day workshop With Dr. Marcia Henry May 3 […]

Join us at “Reading For The Love Of It”

09 February 2019

ONBIDA will be exhibiting at the Reading For The Love Of It Conference Thursday, February 21 and Friday, February 22 […]

Free Webinar – Helping Your Struggling Reader PART 2

06 February 2019

Helping Your Struggling Reader PART 2by Jan MacLeanWednesday, February 27, 2019 @ 7:30-8:30 p.m. EST ONBIDA is hosting a follow-up to the Helping Your […]

Free Webinar – The Science of Reading Tues Jan 15

11 January 2019

The Science of Reading – Free Webinar Tuesday Jan 15, 2019 9PM-10:30PM EST Cathy Johnson is presenting this free webinar. […]

Nancy’s Ladder of Reading

09 January 2019

Check out Nancy Young’s Ladder of Reading that emphasizes how structured literacy instruction is beneficial for all children but essential […]