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It is with great sadness that the International Dyslexia Association – Oregon Branch (ORBIDA) shares the news of the passing of our colleague, friend, and past president, Judy Wright on […]

Thank You Judy


“Sandy and Mike were both in their fifties when they decided to give reading one last chance” Video – It’s Never Too Late. In 2018, Dr. Pamela Mears created a […]

It’s Never Too Late




YOUR GUIDE TO DYSLEXIA – Introduction to Dyslexia Resources in Spanish and English The International Dyslexia Association Oregon Branch has curated a library of text-rich English and Spanish resources. These […]

YOUR GUIDE TO DYSLEXIA | SU GUÍA PARA ...


¿Qué es la dislexia? La dislexia es una discapacidad de aprendizaje específica de origen neurológico. Se caracteriza por dificultades con el reconocimiento de palabras preciso y / o fluido y […]

Sobre la dislexia (About Dyslexia)


Welcome to our Presentation & Training site The International Dyslexia Association-Oregon Branch is pleased to offer professional development and presentations throughout Oregon and SW Washington.  Over the past six years, our […]

GET PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS & TRAINING



Orton Gillingham Teacher Manual – “Join the journey in support of reading” WHAT IS ORTON-GILLINGHAM? Orton-Gillingham is an approach, not a method. This means the O-G practitioner is flexible in […]

ORTON GILLINGHAM – TEACHER MANUAL


Continuing Education Are you interested in taking the next step in helping struggling readers?   Do you want to learn how to improve your skills as a Teacher of Reading?  Do you want […]

CONTINUING EDUCATION




Transitioning from High School to College Help for Students with Dyslexia Are you a High School student with dyslexia thinking about going to college?  Are you an adult thinking about attending […]

COLLEGE AHEAD!


LOCAL SUPPORT GROUPS There are many groups across Oregon & Washington focused on supporting individuals and families with dyslexia. IDA-Oregon Student Empowerment Group As a student in Oregon & SW […]

LOCAL SUPPORT GROUPS




  Oregon & Washington Legislation Oregon and Washington are introducing dyslexia legislation that will give more students access to support and ensure the right intervention is in place to help […]

LEGISLATION


Parent First Steps I think my child has dyslexia, what can I do? It can be overwhelming to know how to proceed when your child begins to struggle to learn […]

PARENT FIRST STEPS


What is Structured Literacy? Structured LiteracyTM instruction is the umbrella term used by the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) to unify and encompass the many evidence-based programs and approaches that are […]

WHAT IS “STRUCTURED LITERACY”?



IDA Dyslexia Handbook: What Every Family Should Know   In addition to offering valuable information about dyslexia and its characteristics, this handbook provides information on assessments, effective teaching approaches, self-advocacy […]

IDA DYSLEXIA HANDBOOK: WHAT EVERY FAMILY SHOULD KNOW



Assistive Technology The term Assistive Technology (AT) refers to the services and devices that enable people with disabilities to help them achieve independence and enhance their quality of life.  For people […]

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY



  IDA members include experts who offer a variety of services. These services include assessment, legal assistance, advocacy, speech-language therapy, academic language therapy, educational therapy, tutoring, and more.  Please find directories […]

FIND LOCAL PROVIDERS


Our Recommended Resources Recommended Online Resources Recommended Books Request a Training or Presentation Dyslexia Digital Library Disclaimer: Please note Resource materials offered by IDA Oregon are for informational purposes only. These […]

RECOMMENDED RESOURCES


The Definition Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurological in origin. It is characterized by difficulties with accurate and/or fluent word recognition and by poor spelling and decoding […]

ABOUT DYSLEXIA



The following self-assessment tools were developed to provide additional information specific to the following age groups. Preschool School-Age Children Adults Provided by International Dyslexia Association®

SELF-ASSESSMENT TOOLS FOR DYSLEXIA


  DO I HAVE DYSLEXIA? DOES MY CHILD HAVE DYSLEXIA?   Dyslexia is very common and up to 20% of people have symptoms of dyslexia.  Dyslexia is often referred to as […]

DO I HAVE DYSLEXIA?


What are Accommodations? Accommodations make it possible for students with dyslexia to demonstrate their learning without being hindered by their differences.  The purpose of accommodations is to ensure equal access […]

WHAT ARE ACCOMMODATIONS?



IDA 2023 ANNUAL READING, LITERACY & LEARNING CONFERENCE October 12, 2023 – October 14, 2023 @Hyatt Regency Columbus Columbus, OH www.dyslexiacon.org 2023 Scholarship Application for In-Person or On-Demand Experience For […]

IDA Annual International Conference


YOUR GUIDE TO DYSLEXIA – Introduction to Dyslexia Resources in Spanish and English The International Dyslexia Association Oregon Branch has curated a library of text-rich English and Spanish resources. These […]

INTRODUCTION TO DYSLEXIA VIDEO


Professional Dyslexia Network – Join Us! Hosted by IDA-Oregon A live monthly chat space for adults living with dyslexia to connect, learn from each other, and share resources. For Individuals […]

PROFESSIONAL DYSLEXIA NETWORK – JOIN US!




ARTICLES BY ADULTS WITH DYSLEXIA…   ➡   A Day in the Life of an Adult with Dyslexia   ➡   Dyslexic Workspace   ➡  SIRI is Mightier Than the […]

DYSLEXIA SHARE


TEACHlexia- A NEW monthly Educator Network   A live Zoom monthly chat space for educators to connect, learn from each other, and share resources to help support an inclusive classroom.  […]

Join TEACHlexia – a NEW Educator Network!



  The Right to Read inquiry report highlights how learning to read is not a privilege but a basic and essential human right. The report includes 157 recommendations to the […]

Right To Read





We are proud to reflect on a successful year and present to you the 2021 Annual Report for the International Dyslexia Association – Oregon Branch. Educate, Advocate and Inspire!

2021 Annual Report











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1 – ¿Qué Es La Dislexia?




Dyslexia is a neurological condition caused by a different wiring of the brain. Research indicates that dyslexia has no relationship to intelligence, thus, individuals with dyslexia are neither more nor […]

1 – What is Dyslexia?


January 22, 2022 9am-3pm This summit will explore the many ways Latinx learners can be better served at home and at school. Attendees will learn about the challenges of learning […]

LATINX LITERACY SUMMIT





We are proud to reflect on a successful year and present to you the 2020 Annual Report for the International Dyslexia Association – Oregon Branch. Educate, Advocate and Inspire!  

Annual Report 2020



Reclaiming RED The dreaded red, which we’ve all seen throughout our education. The red marker used to highlight the mistakes with our work is all too familiar for dyslexics around the […]

GO RED for Dyslexia!


Grab a copy of Running the Distance from the International Dyslexia Association bookstore.  All profits from book sales are 100% donated to IDA.  Keep paying it forward! Jared Blank was […]

Purchase Running the Distance Book!