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
Brain-Based Writing Strategies Thu, Nov 16, 2017 9pm-10:30pmEST Presented by Bonnie Terry. Hosted by Southern California Tri-Counties Branch. Top Assistive […]
Chapters-Indigo has selected “Top 10” books for kids about dyslexia. Check them out here!
This edWebinar will present the latest research findings by Dr. Nadine Gaab and Dr. John Gabrieli on the importance of identifying students with dyslexia across all grades.
Families needed for SickKids Hospital (Toronto) research study on the genetics of reading disabilities…
An article published recently in the Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus concludes that “..the use of vision therapy has never been shown scientifically to be effective and may prevent the application of effective interventions during the critical period of development when reading disorders can best be remediated”.
The State of California has recently released new Dyslexia Guidelines, which includes recommendations on pre-service training for teachers, screening and assessment for dyslexia and effective approaches for teaching children with dyslexia. The guidelines have embraced the term ‘structured literacy’ and the IDA Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading!
Let’s be honest, the whole word approach to reading does not work for all students. Instead of watching a percentage […]