IDA Ontario Blog


Spotlight on a Dyslexia Superhero!

May 7, 2018

Marcus Smith, age 9, and his mom Alicia contacted us in March to request information for use at his school’s Wellness Fair in Midland, ON. Having been diagnosed with dyslexia, […]

Fall Multisensory Instruction Matters Workshop, London ON

April 23, 2018

Multi-sensory Instruction Matters Workshop Hosted by the London Scottish Rite Learning Centre Friday September 14 and Saturday September 15, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Doubletree Hotel, London, ON The workshop presenter, William […]

Online course – Dyslexia: An introduction to the Orton-Gillingham Approach

March 10, 2018

Dyslexia: An introduction to the Orton-Gillingham Approach AOGPE Online 10-hour Subscriber Course ($49US)   This course is appropriate for teachers, parents of children with dyslexia, individuals with dyslexia, school administrators, advocates, tutors, […]

Webinar – What’s Math Got To Do With It? Math Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, & ADHD

March 10, 2018

What’s Math Got To Do With It? Math Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, & ADHD will be presented Wed Apr 4 @ 9pm EST.  This is a great webinar on math and how […]

Webinar – Fluency – The Road to Reading Comprehension, Wed March 28

March 10, 2018

Fluency: The Road to Reading Comprehension, will be presented by Andrew Stetkevich on Wed March 28, 9pm EST (6pm PST).  Andy is a staff development specialist for the Riverside Unified […]

Visit ONBIDA @ Reading for the Love of It Conference!

February 22, 2018

Visit ONBIDA @ the Reading for the Love of It Conference tomorrow Friday Feb 23, Sheraton Centre Hotel, Toronto!

Survey re. digital keyboard design

February 18, 2018

April Sun from the Ontario College of Art and Design (Graphic design) is looking for people with dyslexia to complete a short survey about their experiences in using smartphone keyboards. The project […]

Access to CELA services for educators and other professionals – webinars

February 14, 2018

The Centre for Equitable Library Access offers audio-books to people with print disability (dyslexia), vision issues or physical disabilities. The CELA Educator Access program allows public libraries to offer educators […]

CELA webinar recording now available!

February 14, 2018

Click here to see the recorded webinar from February 8, 2018 and how to download and listen to audio-books from CELA and Bookshare. CELA (Centre for Equitable Library Access) offers access to 500,000+ […]

Orton-Gillingham Academy Annual Conference Apr 13-14 Charlotte, NC

February 14, 2018

Registration is now open for the Annual Conference of the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners & Educators being held on April 13-14th at the Charlotte Marriott City Center, Charlotte, North Carolina. […]