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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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Mini-grants to help libraries purchase decodable books!
01 June 2021

The International Dyslexia Association Ontario partners with libraries to ensure access to information and resources that parents and caregivers need to recognize the early warning signs of dyslexia and support […]

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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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Member Profile: Robyn Keystone – Literal Change
28 April 2021

Robyn’s Story I’ve been working as a remedial literacy specialist here in Toronto for the last 10 years. As a young child, I struggled with reading and writing in school and […]

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Teaching foundational skills for word recognition in Kindergarten
23 February 2021

The Simple of View of Reading clearly shows that students must develop both oral language comprehension and word recognition skills as the foundation for successful reading comprehension. The play-based Kindergarten […]

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