The International Dyslexia Association Georgia Branch is here to serve the needs of families, educators, and professionals concerned with struggling readers. IDA Georgia is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals living with dyslexia, a learning difference that affects up to 20% of the U.S. population, as well as their families and the communities that support them. Our goal is to provide essential research-based information about assessment, diagnosis, resources, and appropriate educational intervention. We offer information and referral, community outreach events, professional education conferences, and teacher training opportunities to increase public awareness and remediation of dyslexia.
Whether you are dyslexic, a parent, a professional, or someone who is interested in learning more and being a part of the growing demand for change, we hope you will find inspiration and guidance here. We welcome you to contact us for additional information – until everyone can read!
International Dyslexia Association Georgia
IDA – Georgia invests membership donations and funds raised via events such as Dyslexia Dash as follows:
- Back into the community to provide free Educational Outreach Meetings for both teachers and parents.
- Provide Scholarships and Grants to expand capabilities for structured literacy training.
- Provide resources, information and support to parents and teachers.
March 28, 2018 By now we hope you have heard the EXCITING NEWS: GA Senate Resolution 761 passed to create a study group for including dyslexia in the state education code! Thanks to each of you for joining IDA in contacting your legislators!
We plan to be part of the effort to form this committee – and we will look to you, our parents and partners, for guidance and support.
Read the resolution here: http://www.legis.ga.gov/Legislation/20172018/173137.pdf
TeamQuest – IDA is on a quest to change your life and the life of others. IDA-Georgia is asking parents, educators and other professionals to join IDA-GA in its mission to help fund structured literacy teacher training in schools across Georgia. We are calling this the Georgia TeamQuest Challenge. Join our IDA Georgia Peachrunners TeamQuest team, […]
DYSLEXIA AWARENESS The pqbd Jewelry Collection The letters p q b d form this jewelry’s symbol, which represents dyslexia. Often misunderstood as reading backward, or simply reversing letters, this design is a conversation starter about what it really means to be dyslexic. Created to raise awareness and support organizations working with dyslexia, a portion of each jewelry sale […]
IDA-GA schedules Outreach Meetings in Georgia that are free and open to the public. The events cover various topics of interest to parents, professionals and/or individuals with dyslexia. To learn more about our currently scheduled Upcoming Events and to register, visit our Community Outreach Meetings page.
Parent and Teacher Training Effective Reading Instruction – Structured Literacy The identification of individuals with dyslexia and other reading difficulties and appropriate instruction by a well-trained teacher using a structured approach to teaching reading has been a cornerstone of IDA since its beginning. Although dyslexia and related reading and language problems may originate with neurobiological […]
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