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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

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 […]

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 […]