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Register now for a virtual symposium in 2021: Built for These Times: Making the Shift to the Science of Reading

Register now for the free virtual symposium, Built for These Times: Making the Shift to the Science of Reading on March 4, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.

This event is your front-row seat to learning more about the science of reading, and learning how to start the conversation about making the shift in your district.

Here’s who will be among the dream team of speakers:

Screen Shot 2021-01-26 at 3.48.23 PMSpeakers also include Dr. Carolyn Strom, Dr. Pamela Snow, DeJunne’ Jackson, Dr. Bruce McCandliss, Margaret Goldberg and Lani Mednick (The Right to Read Project), Dr. Jan Hasbrouck, Dr. Todd Davis, and Janise Lane.

By joining our organization, you will be in the company of the world’s foremost researchers, teachers, professionals, and parents dedicated to helping individuals with dyslexia, their families and those that support them. Your membership will not only give you exclusive access to this extraordinary community but will also help support Structured Literacy teacher preparation and training required to help thousands of children in the years to come.

It’s an exciting time to be a part of the IDA!

Branch Vision and Mission

Vision: ALL students in Florida will receive Structured Literacy instruction, provided by effective teachers, who understand the Science of Reading.

Mission: IDA-FL will be the state leader in the awareness and dissemination of current knowledge, research, and resources regarding dyslexia and related language-based learning disabilities. We will provide guidance, based on the Science of Reading, that informs appropriate assessment, Structured Literacy instruction, and intervention. This information will be available to all stakeholders, including children and adults with dyslexia, their families, teachers, and related professionals.

Dyslexia is a language-based specific learning disability, that is neurobiological in origin. It affects the phonological component of language. Characteristics include difficulties with accurate and fluent word recognition, spelling, and decoding abilities. Students with dyslexia require Structured Literacy instruction, based on the Science of Reading. Click on What is Dyslexia above for a complete definition and more information.

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