Newsletter Archive – Winter 2016


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2016 Winter Edition Newsletter


Presidents Message

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2016 WINTER EDITION NEWSLETTER All firsts begin with some excitement and anticipation, and my first term as NCBIDA president is no exception. I look to my new role with enthusiasm and hope, as we all work together to empower parents and train teachers. NCBIDA kicked off the new year with a networking brunch in San […]

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Welcome to Our New Branch Officers

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2016 WINTER EDITION NEWSLETTER NCBIDA recently elected a new slate of officers for our board of directors. They include: Cawley Carr, President; John Santonastaso, Vice President; Emma Elizalde, Secretary; David Futterman, Treasurer. We extend a heartfelt thanks to outgoing president Frances Dickson, who served a three-year term at the helm of our organization. During this […]

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Support IDA by Participating in TeamQuest

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2016 WINTER EDITION NEWSLETTER Don’t miss this chance to join in IDA’s new endurance training/fundraiser, which is being held in partnership with the Rock’n’Roll Marathon series. Register now to run a full or half marathon in Liverpool (May 29) or San Diego (June 5). If you can’t run yourself, sign up to support a participant. […]

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Upcoming Events

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2016 WINTER EDITION NEWSLETTER NCBIDA CO-SPONSORED EVENT: Experience Dyslexia® Simulation Workshop Saturday,, February 27, 2016, 9:00-11:00 am Stellar Academy for Dyslexics 38325 Cedar Blvd., Newark, CA 94560 $10 advance registration, $15 at door. NCBIDA EVENT: Film Screening of “The Big Picture” and Panel Discussion Saturday, March 5, 2016, 10:30 am-12:30 pm Corte Madera Library 707 […]

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NEW! Check Out Our Experience Dyslexia® Simulation Videos

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2016 WINTER EDITION NEWSLETTER Thanks to a grant from the Peter and Mary Russo Family Foundation provided through the generosity of Nancy McDevitt, NCBIDA has produced two short videos highlighting our Experience Dyslexia® simulation. Both are posted on our website homepage—have a look! One gives an overview of what happens in a simulation, the other […]

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Summer Teacher Training Sessions

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2016 WINTER EDITION NEWSLETTER Ron Yoshimoto, MEd, MSW, will be returning to the Bay Area this summer to present two basic 40-hour trainings and a one-day advanced training. Ron is a fellow in the Academy of Orton Gillingham Practitioners and Educators and has more than 30 years of experience in the fields of social work, […]

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