Welcome to the Iowa Branch of the IDAThe 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 IDA-IA provides workshops, hands-on simulations, and resources to increase public awareness of dyslexia.
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IDA-IA Spring Conference 2013
Please join the Iowa Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) on April 13, 2013 for our annual Spring conference. The theme of the conference is What Matters?...Writing, Creating, Advocating...for educators, parents, and students. This year, our keynote is William VanCleve...read more
IDA-IA 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. Click here to learn more...IDA-IA Leadership Group
Did You Know:
- Dyslexia is the most common reading disability.
- 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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Cedar Rapids, IA 52410-1188
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