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OCTOBER IS DYSLEXIA AWARENESS MONTH

Watch this space for updates and resources on dyslexia and literacy.

 

READING IS A CIVIL RIGHT

2017 IDA Florida Conference

September 22-23, 2017
The Shores Resort & Spa
Daytona Beach Shores

Poster of Logos from Conference Sponsors

Thank YOU to Our Sponsors!

Please Note:  “Reading IS a Civil Right” Conference Speaker handouts are linked below:  

The Science of Reading by Margie Gillis on 09 23 2017 (1)

Using Literacy Sceening Data by Margie Gillis on 09 23 2017

Active Engaging Reading Activities_updated participant PPT by Mary Wennersten 09 23 2017

UFLI by Holly Lane-FLIDA2017.compressed

Technology and Dyslexia Part 1 by Jennifer Topple Kim Pastavridis on 09 23 2017

Technology and Dyslexia Part 2 by Jennifer Topple Kim Pastavridis

Closing the Gap article presented by Jennifer Topple Kim Pastavridis on 09 23 2017

FL Legislative Update by Gayle Harrell on 09 23 2017 IDA Florida Conference

“Voices” Tapestry Project Brochure by Bridget Lyons on 09/23/2017 at IDA-FL Conference.

“Voices” Tapestry Project Brochure by Bridget Lyons on 09/23/2017 at IDA-FL Conference.


 


Conference Speakers

  1. Margie Gillis
    President, Literacy How, Inc.,
    Research Affiliate, Fairfield University and Haskins Laboratories
  2. Mary Wennersten
    Vice Chair of the IDA Board of Directors
  3. Jennifer Topple
    IDA Board of Directors
  4. Kim Papastavridis
    Director of Language and Literacy, The Howard School
  5. Holly Lane
    Director of the School of Special Education, School Psychology, and Early Childhood Studies
  6. Bridget Lyons
    Arts/Literature Educator and Manager of the Reading Rocket Bus for the Learning Alliance: Moonshot Moment
  7. Gayle Harrell
    Florida House of Representatives

 

News


Welcome from Pat Sekel

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Welcome from Pat Sekel Dear Friends, Welcome to The IDA Florida Branch website!   I am Pat Sekel, IDA Florida’s newly elected President, but I am certainly not new to IDA. I have dedicated most of my professional life to serving “our kids.” I am passionate about effective reading instruction, particularly for individuals with dyslexia. Before […]

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Assistive Technology for Struggling Readers

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Webinar: Assistive Technology for Struggling Readers From apps to software to cloud-based cross-platform supports, this webinar explores tools that can aid struggling readers in the following areas: ‘phonemic awareness, vocabulary, comprehension, fluency.’ Mike Marotta, Assistive Technology Consultant and president of Inclusive Technology Solutions, LLC shows a broad range of low – and high – tech […]

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Learning Ally Link App

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Learning Ally Link is an educational reading app, designed for learning through listening Choose from 80,000 human-read audio books including textbooks, fiction and classic literature using the Link app, now available at the Apple App Store and Google Play. Read more…

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Curing Dyslexia: What is Possible?

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Webinar: Curing Dyslexia: What is Possible? Click on video to play!

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