Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation Learning Centres for Children Halifax is presenting a two-day workshop With Dr. Marcia Henry May 3 and 4, 2019 in Dartmouth, NS. Dr. Marcia Henry has worked in the fields of reading and dyslexia as a tutor, diagnostician, professor and author. Her book, Unlocking Literacy: Effective […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
ONBIDA has been recognized in this recent blog post (check out #8). Lots of other great work recognized as well! by Anne Boys and her daughter, Ottawa, Ontario
AIM Academy near Philadelphia is offering a free in person and on-line symposium about Reading, Math & the Brain, Connecting the Research and Practices that Work. Monday March 11, 2019, 8:30am – 3:30pm EST. Hear from the experts, reflect on connections to your own work with students, and explore the […]
Free Webinar: Why is Writing So Darn Hard Wednesday, January 9, 2019 8-9pm EST (Hosted by the Upper Midwest Branch of IDA) Presented by: Bonnie Singer, Ph.D, CCC To express themselves in writing, students must recruit many cognitive, linguistic, motoric and self-regulatory abilities as well as draw upon their knowledge of […]
An Evening with Henry Winkler Henry Winkler, award-winning actor, shares stories from his career, the Holocaust and overcoming dyslexia. November 17, 2018. 8:00 – 10:00 pm. Adath Israel Congregation, 37 Southbourne Ave. , Toronto CLICK HERE for more information & registration.