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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

High School / University Transition

20 April 2016

Accessibility Services at University of Toronto, St. George campus, is offering an informative session for educators and community partners, supporting […]

Bringing dyslexia into the open

28 March 2016

Raising awareness about dyslexia across college and university campuses is instrumental in reducing stigma and self-consciousness for dyslexic students across […]

Embracing Dyslexia – A Documentary

14 October 2015

You’re invited to a showing of Embracing Dyslexia. Presented by Decoding Dyslexia – Ontario & The Ontario Branch of the […]

Welcome to our new website!

25 August 2015

Welcome to ONBIDA’s new website.

Moore vs British Columbia

09 November 2012

November 9, 2012 Press Release: ONBIDA successful at Supreme Court of Canada in Moore v British columbia (Ministry of Educations) ONBIDA […]

Education and Equality rights of students with severe learning disabilities

19 March 2012

March 19, 2012 Press Release:  ONBIDA intervening in Supreme Court of Canada Appeal that will consider the education and equality rights […]

Oliver Martin Memorial Trust Fund in partnership with ONBIDA

14 June 2011

June 14, 2011 Toronto Star article profiles the Oliver Martin Memorial Trust Fund in partnership with ONBIDA “… What helps […]

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 […]