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

ONBIDA has submitted a written statement to the April 10, 2019 Accessibility Town Hall at the Ontario Legislature. The focus of the Town Hall is “Meeting the goals of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) by 2025”. The focus on accessibility in education in Ontario has largely been on […]


Free Event in Toronto for Kids – Saturday April 6th

Bring your kids to the Lillian H. Smith Branch of the Toronto Public Library, Saturday, April 6th at 2 pm, for a reading and Q&A with the author of Dr. Dyslexia Dude, a compelling story of an African-American boy who is also a colorful superhero with dyslexia. The caped character […]


Free Webinar with Louisa Moats, Wednesday, May 15   Recently updated !

Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teaching Reading: Not Just for Dyslexia! – by Louisa Moats Wednesday May 15 @ 7:30-8:30p.m. EST Click Here to Register Instruction based on an understanding of modern cognitive, linguistic, and neurological science can make a tremendous difference to students with reading difficulties, including dyslexia. We […]


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

April 29th, 3:30-4:30 p.m. EST Hosted by IDA Connecticut Click here to register Presenter: Fumiko Hoeft MD PhD is a Professor of Psychological Sciences and Director of the Brain Imaging Research Center (BIRC) at the University of Connecticut (UConn), and Director of UConn-UCSF brainLENS lab. She also holds appointments at […]


Join us at “Reading For The Love Of It”

ONBIDA will be exhibiting at the Reading For The Love Of It Conference Thursday, February 21 and Friday, February 22 at the Sheraton Centre Hotel, Toronto.  Come and visit us at our booth 1102 in the Grand Ballroom East. We will have information on dyslexia assessment, samples of decodable texts, […]


Free Webinar – Helping Your Struggling Reader PART 2

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 Struggling Reader Part 1 webinar of Thursday, May 31, 2018.  Part 1 contains essential background information you will need for the Part 2 webinar (see ONBIDA’s webinar page for links to […]


Free Webinar – The Science of Reading Tues Jan 15

The Science of Reading – Free Webinar Tuesday Jan 15, 2019 9PM-10:30PM EST Cathy Johnson is presenting this free webinar. You will: Gain a basic understanding of how the brain learns to read Gain a basic understanding of what language has to do with reading Have an understanding of the […]


Nancy’s Ladder of Reading

Check out Nancy Young’s Ladder of Reading that emphasizes how structured literacy instruction is beneficial for all children but essential for those with dyslexia.