IDA Ontario Blog


Vikki Pike: Fighting for My Right To Read

December 5, 2020

  I’d like you to meet Vikki Pike, an 18-year old girl from Uxbridge, Ontario with dyslexia and a self-declared “Slippster”, someone who has slipped through the cracks of the […]

New video: French letter-sound correspondences

November 24, 2020

We are very pleased to provide a new and wonderful French video resource, L’enseignement des correspondances graphème-phonème.  This french language video was created by Elisabeth Beaulieu, sponsored by the Conseil scolaire […]

Structured Literacy for Kindergarten Teachers

September 15, 2020

Implementing structured literacy instruction in the kindergarten classroom: A three-part webinar series by Emily Moorhead In this three-part series, Emily Moorhead discusses and demonstrates the implementation of structured literacy instruction […]

Pre-recorded webinars: Helping Your Struggling Reader

August 16, 2020

One of the most common questions we get is “reading with my child doesn’t seem to be working, what else can I do help them learn to read?” Last year […]

Member Profile: Armaity Homavazir

July 23, 2020

IDA Ontario member since:  2018 Tell us a bit about yourself:  I have always loved working with children, and have been active in: running my own government-sponsored summer camp volunteered […]

IDA Ontario Member Profile: Martha Kovack

May 30, 2020

IDA Ontario is an entirely volunteer-run charity, and everything we do is made possible by our members and volunteers. We are a dynamic group of individuals from across the country […]

IDA Ontario Professional Learning Circles

April 14, 2020

Following the unexpected postponement of our 2020 Literacy & Learning Conference, we wanted to create alternative opportunities for professional learning from home. While we already had a series of webinars […]

IDA Ontario’s Submission to the OHRC “Right to Read” Inquiry

April 7, 2020

IDA Ontario has prepared a Submission to the Ontario Human Rights Commission’s Right to Read Inquiry (March 2020). This detailed document provides a thorough discussion of the issues and challenges […]

New partnership with Microsoft Canada

March 7, 2020

Dyslexia has been a hot topic in the news recently. Individuals from all walks of life have been sharing their stories of struggles and triumphs to break the stigma of […]

Join IDA Ontario at the LDAHH Solutions for Learning Conference: Enhancing Minds

March 4, 2020

When: Wednesday,, March 11, 2020 8:00a.m. – 3:15 p.m. Where: Holiday Inn Burlington Hotel & Conference Centre, 3063 South Service Rd., Burlington, ON L7N 3E9 IDA Ontario will have a booth at […]