2017 IDA Annual International Conference

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2017 IDA Annual International Conference

IDA’s Annual International Conference is the premier professional development conference dedicated to reading, literacy, and learning. The conference brings in experts from all over the world to educate attendees on the latest research, remediation, and more.

The Reading, Literacy and Learning Conference is held for both professionals and families and is attended by some 2,000 teachers, educators, and administrators, reading specialists, researchers, university faculty, psychologists, physicians, tutor, and parents.

The four-day conference includes four general sessions with keynote speakers, full- and half-day symposia, more than 100 sessions, poster presentations and more on Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Response to Intervention, Literacy, Critical Reading, Vocabulary, Spelling, Language Disorders and much more!

Beyond the session room, this conference offers an incredible exhibit hall, school visits to area specialty schools, social events, networking opportunities, and more.

The 2017 Conference will be held November 8-11 in Atlanta, Georgia!  For more information, go to IDA Conference.

Official Conference Program:  Schedule At-A-Glance and Daily Details

Parking at the Hyatt Regency is limited.  If you are able we highly recommend using Marta, Uber or Lyft to the conference.

For Parking information, click here.

For MARTA and Ride-Share information click here

Thank You to the World of Coca-Cola Networking Social Sponsors

IDA-Georgia would like to thank the schools and programs serving dyslexic students for their support of the World of Coca-Cola Networking Social being held 7 to 11 pm Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. This event is nearly sold out! Remaining tickets are available at the conference registration desk for $65 each.

Tickets will be required for entrance to the event. World of Coca-Cola Ambassadors will be at the venue to help direct guests to the garden patio entrance. No entry allowed without a ticket. Guests should plan to arrive before 8 pm to hear and meet Kate Griggs, founder with Richard Branson,  of Made by Dyslexia.

Walking directions: Guests will find it is a short 9 min. walk from the Hyatt Regency to World of Coca-Cola. From the hotel lobby entrance, turn right on W. Peachtree St.  At the corner of Baker St., turn left and walk two and a half blocks to the World of Coca-Cola. The garden patio entrance will be at the opposite corner of the venue.

If you prefer to catch a ride, feel free to use the conference Uber discount. Apply promo code DyslexiaCon17 to your Uber app to enjoy 20% off two Uber trips (up to $5 each) from Nov. 7-12 in Atlanta while supplies last.

Parking is also available for $10 per vehicle at a parking deck between the World of Coca-Cola and the Georgia Aquarium at 126 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30313.

Thank You to the sponsors who have made this event possible:


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