Washington State Branch
Serving: Washington, Idaho and Western Montana

Dite Bray

Dite Bray

Dite Bray is the owner of Ladder Learning Services, a dyslexia tutoring business based in Atlanta. As a child, she attended a school for children with learning disabilities in Iowa because of her dysgraphia and dyscalculia. Helping students with learning challenges realize their potential has always been a passion, so when she was hired to…

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Tari Littlefield

Tari Littlefield

After working in the airline industry for 20 years, Tari wanted the opportunity to have the same schedule as her two children. She retired from Alaska Airlines as a Leadership Trainer and became a part of the Sumner School District Special Education team and work as Administrative Support for 504 Program, Special Education and the…

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Diana Vaniotis

Diana Vaniotis

Diana is the current Learning Specialist for Forest Ridge Middle School where she provides instructional support for girls in grades five through eight. Following ten years as a reading specialist/evaluator in private practice in California, Diana moved to Seattle and was hired as the first learning specialist for St. Thomas School in Medina. Now in…

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Jessica Schwartz

Jessica Schwartz

Jessica has been involved with IDA since 2008, serving as a board intern and then board volunteer for the New Jersey Branch (NJIDA). During her time at NJIDA, Jessica provided public relations consultation and event assistance. She also designed and managed the New Jersey branch website from 2010 to 2017. Now living in Seattle, Jessica…

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Wendy Popa

Wendy Popa

Wendy Popa graduated from the University of Utah with a Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology and has been practicing in the field since 2003. She is co-Founder, co-CEO, and Director of Language and Learning at Winston Center for Attention, Language and Learning in Spokane, WA. Mrs. Popa is a licensed speech therapist in…

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Bonnie Meyer

Bonnie Meyer

Bonnie is currently the Reading Specialist/Vice Principal of Our Lady of the Lake Parish School and the Executive Director of the Slingerland Institute for Literacy. Bonnie wants to Support the mission of WABIDA by serving the families and children who would benefit from resources, support, and encouragement. Bonnie has a BA from the University of…

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Andrea Archer

Andrea Archer

Management Consultant Professional, Owner Archer Consulting Group, has been a member of the Board of Directors, International Dyslexia Association, WA Branch since 2013. Andrea and her husband, Jon have a middle school child who is dyslexic, and attends Hamlin Robinson School in Seattle, WA. Andrea worked for several years in executive management for the State…

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Toni Altug

Toni Altug

Toni currently lives in Turkey and is working on adapting the Slingerland approach for the families in Turkey. Toni wanted to be involved in an organization that raises awareness about dyslexia. It was also a chance to get involved in providing proper learning opportunities for people with dyslexia and those who work with them. Toni…

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