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Welcome to IDA Central Ohio

The International Dyslexia Association of Central Ohio’s main mission includes promoting and disseminating research-based knowledge about effective teaching methods for all students in K-12 schools, as well as in other types of settings; increasing awareness of dyslexia and related learning difficulties; and assisting all professionals who work with persons who have dyslexia, students and persons with dyslexia, and their families, until all can read.  To read this message in it’s entirety, click here.

 

2017 International Dyslexia Association recipient for the

Branch Excellence Award for Program and Community Outreach.


 

Hard Words: Why Aren’t Our Kids Being Taught to Read – PODCAST

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Recently, American Public Media (APM) released a documentary, “Hard Words:  Why Aren’t Our Kids Being Taught to Read.”  Emily Hanford (APM Correspondent) began began her reporting on this topic back in 2017 with a documentary about why so many students with dyslexia have a hard time getting the help they need in school. She discovered that […]

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Volunteers Needed for United Readers of America

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Volunteers needed! Below is a message from a local OG tutor that has started a service to help students in the Columbus Public Schools.    Please note:  The IDA supports this program but training you receive is not a complete program and therefore is not an IDA certified training program. We recognize there are times, […]

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IDA Vice-President Wood Named Pickerington Employee of the Year

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Congratulations to IDA Central Ohio’s Vice-President Blythe Wood, 2018 Pride of Pickerington employee of the year at Heritage Elementary School. Blythe is a long-recognized advocate for all learners, and is noted for advancing dyslexia awareness and education. For more information, please see the link below. https://www.pickerington.k12.oh.us/news/29-staff-members-honored-with-2018-pops-awards/ Share this page with your friends…

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The Ladder of Reading

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Check out this infographic and primer from Nancy Young:  Click Here Share this page with your friends…

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Tips To Overcome Conflict in Special Education.

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The following tips will help advocates, families, and educational professionals benefit from the knowledge gained from each perspective. The goal is for everyone involved to understand as much as possible about the child in order to assess how each participant can best address the educational needs of the child.   Click here for Fifteen Tips […]

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Beware of Education Scams

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Every parent wants what’s best for their children. And, when they need assistance, many will spare no expense. Be sure to pay attention before buying. See the graphic below for more information.       Share this page with your friends…

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President’s Message – Mike McGovern

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Welcome The International Dyslexia Association of Central Ohio’s main mission includes promoting and disseminating research-based knowledge about effective teaching methods for all students in K-12 schools, as well as in other types of settings; increasing awareness of dyslexia and related learning difficulties; and assisting all professionals who work with persons who have dyslexia, students and persons […]

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Hear School District Story – Children’s and Families’ Lives Changed – Watch Video

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Hear the story of a school district that changed the lives of students & families by teaching all students how to read in the way their brain learns.  The results are fantastic.  School district personnel detail their new identification methods, early literacy strategies and astounding results achieved with all K-3 students. It is a story […]

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