We are posting this request from Andre Milota, PhD. I am looking to speak (via Skype/Google Hangouts) with fellow adult dyslexics about a writing application that I am developing involving text-to-speech and audio recording. If this sounds interesting, lets chat. I want to know about how you currently cope, what […]
ONBIDA would like to share Dyslexia Canada’s Mark it Read –a national campaign designed to raise awareness and support for the 10-20 percent of Canadian children living with dyslexia. To help raise awareness about dyslexia, the Mark It Read campaign will light buildings and monuments across Canada red throughout October. […]
ONBIDA’s 12th Annual Conference Early Identification and Intervention Strategies Saturday, Nov 3, 2018 Ontario Science Center, Toronto, ON NEW this year – Livestreaming Option! Register now! Early-bird rates are in effect until October 7, 2018. Click here for more information and to register.
This article, Hard Words – Why Kids Aren’t Being Taught to Read, is from the U.S. but it includes great information about effective literacy instruction that is consistent with the science of reading.
Visit ONBIDA at The Word On The Street Literacy Festival Sunday, September 23 Toronto, Harbourfront Centre 10am -5 pm. Booth KS37 in Kidstreet by the Kids Activity Tent NOTE: ONBIDA will host the following presentation at 1:15pm at the Learning Station: Laying the Foundations for Reading Success Join ONBIDA at […]
FUNDAMENTAL LEARNING is offering Structured Literacy TRAINING (a.k.a. Orton-Gillingham), Fall 2018 – Winter 2019, Toronto, Ontario This multisensory structured language approach to teaching literacy skills benefits all students but is especially important for those who struggle with language or dyslexia. This training meets or exceeds the standards of Academy of Orton […]
What Dyslexia Red Flags Look Like for Different Students in Different Grades Sep 12, 2018 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Eastern Time by Kelli Sandman-Hurley, Ed. D & Tracy Block-Zaretsky Dyslexia occurs on a continuum and the red flags in one student might not be the same as the red flags […]
The Ontario Human Rights Commission has released “Accessible education for students with disabilities“. ONBIDA is pleased to see OHRC’s document that provides clear direction to the government and educational institutions that students with dyslexia, and other learning disabilities, have legal rights under the Ontario Human Rights Code, and must be provided […]
Webinar – Critical Role of Phonemic Awareness in Foundational Reading Skills Tuesday, August 28, 2018 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EDT Presented by Dr. Kay MacPhee, Lead Researcher and Author of Ooka Island; and Sara Vartanian, Educational Consultant and Reading Coach For more information and registration, click here. In this edWebinar with […]
Motivation Matters: 10 Research-Based Strategies to Motivate Struggling Readers Wednesday, August 29, 2018 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EDT Presented by Terrie Noland, Vice President, Educator Initiatives, Learning Ally Sponsored by Learning Ally Through an extensive review of current literature and research, this edWebinar will reveal what educators can do to counteract this […]