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Washington State Branch

Serving: Washington, Idaho and Western Montana


WABIDA has an extensive list of tutors, educational and assessment diagnosticians, and programs to help you.

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What to Say When Your School Gets It Wrong

IDA is committed to providing our Parent Members with current relevant information that will help their children reach their fullest potential. IDA has published a new advocacy document entitled Pushing Back: What to Say When Your School Gets It Wrong.

We encourage you to read this important information. A printable version and reference documents are available.



May 14

The Quick-Write as a Vehicle for Teaching Writing Skills

Dr. Nicole Swedberg

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October 10, 2015

Fall Conference

Congitive Neuroscience of Reading:

      Making Sense of Research on Typical Development, Dyslexia, and Case Studies


Dr. Joanna A. Christodoulou

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Dyslexia is ...

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Your membership in our national organization

- The International Dyslexia Association -

has many advantages:

  • Scholarships offered to conferences and course trainings
  • Discouts to all-day conferences
  • Opportunity to be listed in the referrals section of the WABIDA website
  • All benifits 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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The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is the recipient of the "Best in America" seal from Independent Charities of America, a distinction awarded to less than 1% of charities. That means we make the most efficient use of your donation, ensuring your dollars are making an impact on all struggling readers, their families, and the professionals who serve them.



Why Teach Handwriting?

An Anecdotal Book Review

by Lynn Frances Guthrie, BA, MA

The debate on whether handwriting, and more specifically cursive, should be taught as part of the school curriculum is a heated one among educators of all levels, including teachers, administrators, and the Common Core Standards Committee. Laptops and hand-held devices are... read more


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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.

Your contribution today makes this a reality.

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Watch for our '15 -'16 Lecture Series

$10 for IDA members,
$15 for non-members 

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