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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.


Structured Literacy – We hear that phrase a lot these days.

Check out this info graphic to learn about it.

What is structured literacy?

 

Why Is Structured Literacy Missing From So Many Teacher Programs?

If your child is in an Orton-Gillingham (OG) tutoring program or in a school utilizing OG, or if you are at all familiar with the IDA’s list of accredited university reading programs, you have probably wondered why OG training isn’t a part of more teacher training programs for future reading teachers, specialists, and early grades teachers. The answer to that question is a bit complex but there are three big issues that boil down to how, where, and by whom OG and other reading programs were developed.

Why is structured literacy missing from so many teacher programs?

 

Do You Know Which Indicators Explain Intervention Effectiveness Most Reliably?

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Tips To Overcome Conflict in Special Education.

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.

Fifteen tips

 


Check Out APM’s Podcast- “Hard to Read: How American Schools Fail Kids With Dyslexia”

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    American Public Media (APM) recently featured a podcast about schools failing kids with dyslexia. According to APM’s site, “There are proven ways to help people with dyslexia learn to read, and a federal law that’s supposed to ensure schools provide kids with help. But across the country, public schools are denying children proper […]

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Teaching the Teachers

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  Check out this article published in The Economist about education reform and preparing teachers.  To view the article, click here. 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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