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Welcome to IDA Alabama


IDA Alabama is a state-level organization charged with carrying out the mission and goals of the International Dyslexia Association, and promoting activities related to dyslexia awareness, appropriate reading instruction, testing and tutoring information, and partnering with other organizations concerned with dyslexia in Alabama. IDA Alabama and IDA work to improve the lives of individuals with dyslexia through education, legislation, and services.

The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is an international organization that concerns itself with the complex issues of dyslexia.

IDA and its members are the leading resource for individuals with dyslexia, their families, teachers, and educational professionals around the world. As both IDA Alabama and IDA are non-profit organizations dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with dyslexia, we invite you to join our work and become a member of IDA and thus an affiliation with IDA Alabama.

As a member of IDA, you will receive regular information about managing dyslexia through monthly online publications, access to an international network of professionals in the field, discounts on conference fees and publications from our online store, quarterly journals, and affiliation with IDA Alabama, opening a gateway to a learning community of other individuals sharing our mission within your state. Please consider joining us in this worthy journey, until everyone can read.

                        

 

Sonya Yates, CALT, NBCT
President
International Dyslexia Association
Alabama Branch

 


News & Updates

Register for the 2022 Fall Dyslexia Conference in Montgomery, Alabama!

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Register for Alabama’s 2022 Fall Dyslexia Conference Today! When:   October 13 and October 14, 2022 Where:  St. James United Methodist Church, 9045 Vaughn Road, Montgomery, AL 36117 Join us for two […]

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John Gabrieli Announced as 2021 Samuel Torrey Orton Award Recipient by IDA

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The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) recently announced John Gabrieli, Ph.D., as the 2021 recipient of the Samuel Torrey Orton Award, the highest honor bestowed by IDA.   About Dr. Gabrieli […]

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2021 Fall Conference – Save the Date!

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Rise to the Challenge and Save the Date! It’s time to make your plans for IDA Alabama’s Fall Conference, so mark your calendar and save the date! When? October 15, […]

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Alabama MSLE Trainings Announced – Register Now!

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The Alabama State Department of Education recently announced 2021 Multisensory Structured Language Education (MSLE) training opportunities that will begin this summer for interested Alabama teachers.  Up to 25 Alabama teachers […]

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Reading War: Will It Ever End?

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The Hatfields and McCoys do not hold a candle to the two opposing sides of America’s very real and devastating reading war that has been waged for the past 40 […]

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Alabama Literacy Act and Dyslexia Services

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Governor Ivey signed the Alabama Literacy Act in June 2019 which mandates that all K-3 children in Alabama public schools be screened for literacy deficits including dyslexia.  Additionally, students who […]

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Rise to the Challenge: IDA-AL 2019 Fall Conference

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The 2019  Rise to the Challenge: IDA-AL Fall Conference was a spectacular success! We were completely “sold out” and filled every possible seat with eager professionals, parents, and friends.  We […]

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Teachers Complete IMSLEC Accredited Training!

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Cohort 7 just completed their 2 year IMSLEC accredited training program provided by Shelton School through a contract with the Alabama State Department of Education.  This is the 7th group […]

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IDA-Alabama Has a YouTube Channel!

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We’re on YouTube, and we’re so glad to have YOU join us! IDA-Alabama recently launched our YouTube channel. It’s  jam-packed with resources for educators, parents, and those interested in learning […]

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