IDA Ontario Blog

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 […]

Nominations open for Student Achievement Awards

February 8, 2020

UPDATE: Nominations are now closed for this year’s student achievement awards. Thank you to everyone who nominated a student, the winner will be announced at the beginning of April. Do […]

Dyslexia, a hot topic on the CBC Ontario Today call-in shows

January 16, 2020

Dyslexia as been the topic of CBC Radio’s Ontario Today call-in show several times over the past few months. Starting on November 13th with an episode featuring IDA Ontario president […]

Full-day workshop with Dr. David Kilpatrick

November 12, 2019

We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting a workshop with Dr. David Kilpatrick in Toronto on August 20th, 2020! Tickets are available now (click here to purchase). […]

Every Child Can Learn to Read – Nancy Young, Ottawa, Tuesday Oct 22

October 8, 2019

Every Child Can Learn to Read – A brief overview for parents and teachers on what teaching is essential (yet too often missing) by Nancy Young Tuesday, October 22, 2019 […]

OHRC Read to Right Inquiry poster

IDA Ontario welcomes the OHRC “Right to Read” public inquiry into human rights issues affecting students with dyslexia

October 3, 2019

IDA Ontario applauds the Ontario Human Rights Commission for today’s launch of a year-long “Right to Read” public inquiry into “human rights issues affecting students with reading disabilities, including dyslexia, […]

Free workshop Understanding and supporting your child’s literacy

September 30, 2019

When: Sat Oct 26, 2019 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Where: Beaches Branch, Toronto Library Program Room 2161 Queen Street East Toronto, ON  M4L 1J1 Is your child is struggling […]

New documentary about reading by Emily Hanford!

September 14, 2019

Emily Hanford’s new documentary, At a Loss for Words, explores the disconnect between the science of reading and the current approach to literacy instruction used widely across North America. In […]