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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

42 U.S. States Now Have Dyslexia Legislation

27 June 2018

A new article by Martha Youman and Nancy Mather entitled “Dyslexia Laws in the U.S.A.: A 2018 Update”  summarizes “Today, […]

Helping Your Struggling Reader – recorded webinar now online

03 June 2018

Helping Your Struggling Reader  by Jan Maclean recorded Thursday May 31, 2018 7:30-9:00pm EST Click here to see the recorded webinar. Click […]

Framing Your Thoughts Sentence Structure webinar – Summer Training Opportunity

23 May 2018

Framing Your ThoughtsTM Sentence Structure – SUMMER 2018 ONBIDA is excited to partner with Language Circle Enterprises to offer the online webinar/training “Framing […]

Trish Griffin, IDA member, wins award!

11 May 2018

Congratulations from ONBIDA to Trish Griffin, an IDA member, who received the 2018 Contribution to Catholic Education Award this week in Kingston, […]

Free Webinar – Helping Your Struggling Reader with Jan Maclean May 31 7:30-9pm

08 May 2018

FREE Webinar: Helping Your Struggling Reader  Thursday May 31, 2018 7:30-9:00pm EST by Jan Maclean ONBIDA is pleased to offer […]

Structured Literacy Training Summer 2018 Toronto

07 May 2018

FUNDAMENTAL LEARNING is offering  Structured Literacy TRAINING (a.k.a. Orton-Gillingham), Summer 2018, Toronto, Ontario This multisensory structured language approach to teaching literacy […]

Spotlight on a Dyslexia Superhero!

07 May 2018

Marcus Smith, age 9, and his mom Alicia contacted us in March to request information for use at his school’s […]

Fall Multisensory Instruction Matters Workshop, London ON

23 April 2018

Multi-sensory Instruction Matters Workshop Hosted by the London Scottish Rite Learning Centre Friday September 14 and Saturday September 15, 8 […]

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

10 March 2018

Dyslexia: An introduction to the Orton-Gillingham Approach AOGPE Online 10-hour Subscriber Course ($49US)   This course is appropriate for teachers, parents […]