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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

NEW: Virtual Full-Day French Science of Reading Workshop!

18 September 2021

Atelier virtuel: Des fondements progressifs pour la réussite en lecture et en écriture dans la salle de classe avec Michèle Minor-Corriveau (M.Sc.S., Ph.D.) & Lise L’Heureux (M.A.) IDA Ontario is […]

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IDA Ontario funded Public Libraries: find dyslexia-friendly resources here!

25 August 2021

IDA Ontario is thrilled to announce that we are providing 62 public libraries mini-grants to purchase decodable books and dyslexia resources! Our successful fundraising campaign, Read October 2020, raised money […]

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Read October: Virtual Launch Party!

23 August 2021

Celebrate dyslexia awareness month with your class by joining our Read October virtual launch party! On Thursday, October 7th from 11:30am to noon, IDA Ontario will be celebrating the kick-off […]

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Dr. Gillis Workshop: Now Available On-Demand!

23 August 2021

IDA Ontario would like to thank all participants who joined Dr. Margie Gillis’ workshop “The Nuts and Bolts of Literacy Assessments: Why, How and What”. We hope you found the […]

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Read October: New Early Bird Prize!

23 August 2021

We are excited to announce that registration is now open for Read October 2021! Everyone who registers before school starts will be entered into a draw to win our “early […]

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NEW Workshop Series: Becoming a Literacy Leader

21 July 2021

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Our new workshop series Becoming a Literacy Leader – Creating a Culture Shift towards the Science of Reading will occur on August 18th, September 22nd, October 27th, […]

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IDA Ontario Annual Report 2020, Now Available

16 June 2021

We are excited to share our 2020 Annual Report! Throughout the countless barriers we all faced during the pandemic, IDA Ontario would like to sincerely thank everyone that has continued […]

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NEW: Mini-grants to help public libraries purchase decodable books!

01 June 2021

Last year hundreds of people participated in Read October and helped us raise money for dyslexia awareness. IDA Ontario would like to sincerely thank all who participated – we are […]

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OHRC Update on the Right to Read Inquiry May 5th, 2021

14 May 2021

IDA Ontario would like to thank the Ontario Human Rights Commission’s (OHRC) lead lawyers on the Right to Read Inquiry, Reema Khawja and Nika Farahani, for attending our Parent Conference […]

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