January 2024 - Structured literacy instruction beginning in Kindegarten is necessary for all Ontario students. IDA Ontario volunteer, Kate Winn, did a beautiful job highlighting the importance of this shift.
December 2023 CTV News - Helping children with dyslexia learn to read in Northern Ontario
November 2023 The Sault Star - Prince library plans to introduce decodable books for kids challenged by printed materials
October 2023 - The Callander Public Library has some new additions to its Decodable Books Collection, thanks to a grant from the International Dyslexia Association of Ontario.
October 2023 - North Grenville Library Enhances Reading Experience with Decodable Books and Unveils Adopt-a-Book Initiative!
September 3, 2023 - IDA Ontario president Una Malcolm featured in a CBC News article about early reading screening.
August 31, 2023 - IDA Ontario president Una Malcolm highlighting the important role screening plays in preventing reading difficulties on CBC Ontario Today this afternoon. Prevention is our first intervention!
August 28, 2023 - Minister of Education Stephen Lecce announces ONlit, a collaboration between IDA Ontario and Dyslexia Canada to develop supports and resources for the new Language and Français Curricula.
May 15, 2023 - Standing Committee for Social Policy IDA Ontario President and Dyslexia Canada Executive Director, Alicia Smith, advocates for changed teacher training in Ontario.
May 15, 2023 - Standing Committee on Social Policy IDA Ontario board member, Una Malcolm, advocates for changed teacher training in Ontario.
Sudbury.com May 2023 | Nouvelon psychologist wins literacy award at #LitLearn2023
Yahoo Life May 2023 | Lucknow teacher, Laura Bross, celebrated for literacy work
BayToday.ca May 2023 | Kara Macie awarded Literacy Leader of the Year
April 16, 2023 - IDA Ontario President Alicia Smith speaks on Ontario's plan to improve literacy skills in new curriculum.