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 Washington with dyslexia, there are opportunities to get involved in groups that advocate, empower and educate the community. It is a great way to meet peers in your area, socialize and grow valuable leadership skills. Join Us! For more information on Student Groups within IDA-Oregon…please contact studentcouncil@orbida.org


Professional Dyslexia Network (PDN)

As an adult in Oregon and SW Washington with dyslexia, there is a social group to help empower and connect with others in the community.  Connect with other individuals who have similar lived experiences as a result of growing up dyslexic. It is amazing how refreshing it feels to know you are not alone, even in the workplace. Join Us!  For more information, please contact info@orbida.org

A live Zoom monthly chat space for educators to connect, learn from each other, and share resources to help support an inclusive classroom.  Available to ALL locations.  
Hosted by Guinevere Getchell and IDA-Oregon.  Interested?  Click here

Beaverton Parent Dyslexia Community

The Beaverton Parent Dyslexia Community is open to all parents/guardians of children with known or suspected dyslexia in the Beaverton area, including public, private and home-school students. We are helping families connect with each other and working to increase awareness about dyslexia throughout the Beaverton community.

Decoding Dyslexia Oregon Branch

Decoding Dyslexia Oregon is a grassroots, non-profit organization driven by Oregon families and educators who recognized the need for conversations with our school districts and policy makers regarding dyslexia.

Decoding Dyslexia Kid’s Network

Decoding Dyslexia Kid’s Network connects and empowers kids with Dyslexia living in Oregon. This group is designed for parents of kids with Dyslexia. Kids in this group will enjoy social meet ups, champion chats, connecting with others and embracing their Dyslexic advantages.

The Multi-Sensory קריאה כתיבה course

The Multi-Sensory קריאה כתיבה course is a research based training for educators who want to ensure that each and every student can learn to read and write Hebrew.

FACT Oregon

FACT empowers Oregon families experiencing disability in their pursuit of a whole life by expanding awareness, growing community, and equipping families.

Assistive Technology Lab (in Portland)

The Assistive Technology (AT) Lab is a new catalyst for change and inclusion in the Pacific Northwest for people with disabilities, their families, professionals, students, and the public. We want more people to see, access, and feel comfortable with AT.  Visit us in Community Vision’s new building and find out more!


PAVE – Partnership for Action, Voices for Empowerment

PAVE provides support, training, information and resources to empower and give voice to individuals, youth and families impacted by disabilities.  Serves Washington state.


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