WABIDA - Washington Branch of the International Dyslexia Association

Washington State Branch

Serving: Washington, Idaho and Western Montana


Next Lecture 

Wednesday May  11, 2016
7:00pm - 8:15pm

The Text Effect: Reading and Writing Integration for 4th-8th Grade LD Writers

Featuring: Nicole Swedberg

Brighton School 
21705 58th AVE W 
Mountlake Terrace WA 98043

 In a similar presentation to Nicole’s Quick Writes talk last May but with new material, Nicole will share vignettes from her day-to-day teaching of fourth through eighth grade LD writers. Nicole will emphasize three strategies for reading and writing integration as a way to bring rich language into students' writing and foster the desire to engage with the page. 



JOIN US for …The 2016 Educational Workshop scheduled for Saturday, April 23 - from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. We will discuss tools that target individual student needs and appropriate instruction. Clock hours and continuing education units will be available for this event.

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The Educational Workshop will focus on gathering the appropriate tools in your assessment toolbox . . . resulting in providing you tools that target individual student needs and appropriate instruction Through interactive presentations you will determine:

The type of assessments that SHOULD be included in your toolbox and the difference between them
  •  How to interpret assessments
  •  How performance can change over time
  •  How to communicate assessment results to parents and students
  •  How to use data to summarize strengths and weaknesses
  •  How assessments can inform your instruction


Your membership in our national organization

- The International Dyslexia Association -

has many advantages:

  • Scholarships offered to conferences and course trainings
  • Discounts to all-day conferences
  • Opportunity to be listed in the referrals section of the WABIDA website
  • All benefits offered by IDA:
    • mailed copies of IDA Magazine "Perspectives"
    • Annals of Dyslexia online
    • Complete member access to IDA website

Join Today! Together we can make a difference.

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  • $60 funds a parent's attendance for a year of seminars, helping them to understand their child with learning difficulties;
  • $125 funds an educator or professional's attendance at a full day conference learning how to better reach the children they work with who are struggling.

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