2014 Fall Edition

Presidents Letter

2014 FALL EDITION NEWSLETTER This past weekend I found myself looking through the program for the IDA National Conference that will be in San Diego this November and remembering the first one I attended. It was in Los Angeles in 1993, and it turned out to be a pivotal point […]

IDA Introduces “Structured Literacy”

2014 FALL EDITION NEWSLETTER In July the IDA Board of Directors made a landmark decision designed to help market effective reading instruction. The Board chose a name that would encompass all approaches to reading instruction that conform to IDA’s Knowledge and Practice Standards. That name is “structured literacy.” “If we […]

Are You on Our Referral List?

2014 FALL EDITION NEWSLETTER Parents often contact our branch when they are looking for educational therapy for their children. If you are a service provider and a member of IDA, we would love to include you in our service referral database on our website. All you need to do is […]

Dyslexia Facts for California Teachers

2014 FALL EDITION NEWSLETTER Long-time NCBIDA Board member David Futterman shared his knowledge of dyslexia in an article in the August 8, 2014 issue of California Educator, a publication of the California Teachers Association. David, who serves as our branch treasurer, works as a special education teacher at California High […]

Register Now for IDA’s Annual Conference in San Diego

2014 FALL EDITION NEWSLETTER Attending the premier conference on dyslexia is easy this year because it’s on the west coast. San Diego is hosting IDA’s Reading, Literacy & Learning Conference at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, November 12-15, 2014. This marks the 65th annual conference for professionals and 3rd annual […]

NCBIDA Needs You!

2014 FALL EDITION NEWSLETTER Do you have a passion for helping the community learn about dyslexia? If so, our branch of IDA needs you. We are always looking for committed individuals to help present our Experience Dyslexia® simulations and to serve on our committees or Board of Directors. Help us […]

Experience Dyslexia® for a Powerful Professional Development Workshop

2014 SPRING EDITION NEWSLETTER What is it like to have dyslexia? NCBIDA’s learning disabilities simulation, Experience Dyslexia®, can give teachers a taste of the challenges dyslexic students face—and the emotional toll of school struggles. If your school is planning professional development activities for the coming academic year, tell them about […]