Iowa Branch of IDA

Welcome to the Iowa Branch of the IDA


The International Dyslexia Association provides a forum where parents, educators, individuals with dyslexia and researchers share their knowledge about a disorder that affects up to 20 percent of the U.S. population. The Iowa IDA provides workshops, hands-on simulations, and resources to increase public awareness of dyslexia.

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Thanks to everyone who attended the 2015 Iowa IDA Spring Conference on Saturday, April 18th, 2015 - Please visit to get post conference information read more



Iowa IDA Leadership Group


The Iowa Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is aware of how important it is for students with dyslexia and their parents to understand all they can about dyslexia. Please join our leadership group the second Monday of the month to learn more about what resources are available for students and parents to overcome barriers when dealing with dyslexia. Learn more here...Iowa IDA Leadership Group

Did You Know:

  • Dyslexia is the most common reading disability.

  • 1 in 5 people have some form of Dyslexia

  • It is a language-based learning that affects people with average to above average intelligence.

  • There are many successful people with dyslexia such as Steven Spielberg, Walt Disney, Henry Winkler, Charles Schwab, and Thomas Edison.

Vision Statement:


To increase awareness of dyslexia and promote services that address the importance of diagnosis and remediation for those who are not meeting their reading potential...in a way that promotes unity, support and cooperation among those who work with these individuals...so that all communities in Iowa benefit from the skills and talents of its citizens.
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e-mail us with any questions or comments.
P.O. Box 11188
Cedar Rapids, IA 52410-1188
+1 (765) 507-9432

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