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As a parent, it’s easy to feel alone and frustrated when struggling to find direction for your child with dyslexia.  The questions are confusing: Where do I go for help? Should I get a diagnosis? Should I consider a different school? What reading programs work best? Will my child ever read? Will my child be able to go to college?  You are not alone.   In this section, you’ll find resources and tools to help you and your child.​


 

COLLEGE AHEAD!

Transitioning from High School to College Help for Students with Dyslexia Are you ...

DO I HAVE DYSLEXIA?

DO I HAVE DYSLEXIA? DOES MY CHILD HAVE DYSLEXIA? Dyslexia is very common ...

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Assistive Technology The term Assistive Technology (AT) refers to the services and devices ...

RECOMMENDED RESOURCES

Our Recommended Resources Recommended Online Resources Recommended Books Request a Training or Presentation ...

WHAT ARE ACCOMMODATIONS?

What are Accommodations? Accommodations make it possible for students with dyslexia to demonstrate ...

WHAT IS A “SPECIFIC LEARNING DISABILITY (SLD)”?

What does it mean to have a “Specific Learning Disability (SLD)” in public ...

FIND LOCAL PROVIDERS

IDA members include experts who offer a variety of services. These services include ...

LOCAL SUPPORT GROUPS

LOCAL SUPPORT GROUPS There are many groups across Oregon & Washington focused on ...

WHAT IS “STRUCTURED LITERACY”?

What is Structured Literacy? Structured LiteracyTM instruction is the umbrella term used by ...

SELF-ASSESSMENT TOOLS FOR DYSLEXIA

The following self-assessment tools were developed to provide additional information specific to the ...

IDA DYSLEXIA HANDBOOK: WHAT EVERY FAMILY SHOULD KNOW

IDA Dyslexia Handbook: What Every Family Should Know In addition to offering valuable ...

LEGISLATION

Oregon & Washington Legislation Oregon and Washington are introducing dyslexia legislation that will ...

ABOUT DYSLEXIA

The Definition Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurological in origin ...

PARENT FIRST STEPS

Parent First Steps I think my child has dyslexia, what can I do? ...

 

 

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