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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

Don’t Forget Them – Oliver Martin Memorial

13 June 2010

June 14, 2010 Toronto Sun article profiles the Oliver Martin Memorial Trust Fund in partnership with ONBIDA ” … He said […]

Innovative text-to-speech software for mobile devices

19 April 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Innovative text-to-speech software for mobile devices is now available to Canadians Toronto, April 19, 2010 – CapturaTalk text-to-speech […]

Kindle’s Technology for Dyslexia

04 November 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KINDLE’S TECHNOLOGY AS SIGNIFICANT FOR DYSLEXIA AS BRAILLE TO THE BLIND Toronto, November 24, 2009 – The introduction […]

Lives Lived: Sonia Reichman

29 May 2009

Sonia Reichman, ONBIDA Founding Member Globe and Mail article, ” … Sonia worked with children with dyslexia and with people […]

SickKids research study

25 August 2015

Families needed for SickKids research study on the genetics of reading disabilities SUMMARY:  Families are needed for a research study at […]

Piper Gilles in ONBIDA News

25 August 2015

PRESS RELEASE: Piper Gilles – Canadian National Medalist Becomes ONBIDA’s 2015 Spokesperson Piper Met with Families in Kingston: See Photos […]