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Below, you will find a welcome message from our president Dr. Rebekah Dyer,  information on becoming an IDA member,  donating to our Arizona Branch, and our Learning & Literacy Symposium Sponsors.

Rebekah Dyer
President
International Dyslexia Association
Arizona Branch

I am honored and privileged to be the president of the AZ Branch of the International Dyslexia Association.  As a board we will continue to strive forward in our efforts to increase awareness and education of what dyslexia is and how it impacts people. We plan to create a foundation for parents, teachers and schools with effective programs and strategies to support individuals with dyslexia.  I look forward to working with our outstanding board members in these efforts.


Join Our Mission

Support from members of the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) has allowed us to continue to educate our community and share the latest research in the field of dyslexia. As we commemorate IDA’s 70th anniversary, we are on a mission to train 7,000 teachers, educate 70,0000 children, and support 700,000 families!
We invite you to join our mission and take advantage of IDA Member benefits, including the new and exciting benefits below:
    • My IDA Perks. Free access to My IDA Perks. A network of nationwide discounts.
    • IDA Stores. Members receive a 15% discount on IDA’s books and merchandise.
    • IDA Member Facebook Group. Expand your network and share information, ideas, and resources.
    • Annual CEU Discounts. Professional and teacher members will receive one discounted on-demand conference recording per calendar year.

PLUS, Arizona Members can participate in additional opportunities specifically for our Arizona Branch:

      • Reimbursement Scholarships. Up to $300 in reimbursement scholarships for those interested in becoming educated in dyslexia. Apply here.
      • Learning Ally. An opportunity for children with dyslexia to read independently, develop a love of learning, and reach their full potential. Register here.

 

Join IDA


Wilson Language Training Giveaway!

ALL FREE TRAININGS HAVE BEEN AWARDED; however, we have TWO  more $300 reimbursement scholarships to award in 2021!!! Apply at https://az.dyslexiaida.org/reimbursement-scholarships/

We are proud to be co-sponsors for Arizona Wilson Language trainings again this year!

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Fundations® is a multisensory structured literacy program aligned with scientific reading research and Orton-Gillingham principles, and is designed to benefit all K-3 students, whether in a Tier 1 or Tier 2 setting. It thoroughly teaches the foundational literacy skills of the Arizona English Language Arts Standards (print concepts, phonological awareness, phonics, word recognition, and fluency).

Each workshop is four instructional hours, 9am-2pm AZ, and valued at $289.

Fundations Level K – December 7th
Fundations Level 1 – December 8th
Fundations Level 2 – December 9th

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Just Words® is a multisensory literacy program providing direct and explicit teaching of “how English works” for both decoding and spelling automaticity. It serves as a Tier 2 intervention for students in grades 4-12 and adults with mild to moderate gaps in their decoding and spelling proficiency but do not require an intensive intervention. Aligned with scientific reading research and Orton-Gillingham principles.

This workshop is four instructional hours, 9am-2pm AZ, on December 10th, and valued at $289.

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The Wilson Reading System® is an intensive (Tier 3) multisensory structured language education (MSLE) program for students in grade 2 and beyond who have a language-based learning disability, such as dyslexia, or who have not internalized the sound-symbol system for reading and spelling. Based on scientific reading research and Orton-Gillingham principles, WRS is a highly structured remedial program that directly teaches the structure of the English language.

This workshop is three consecutive days: December 6-8 (a total of 16.5 instructional hours), 9am-3pm AZ, and valued $649.

Materials for program implementation are sold separately.

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Fundations is prevention and early intervention (K-3), Just Words is intervention (4-12), and WRS is intensive instruction.

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All workshops will be virtual and instructor-led.

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To view all Wilson workshops, visit: www.wilsonlanguage.com/workshops

Apply for a $300 reimbursement scholarship at

Support AZ IDA

Thanks to support from generous partners like you, we are able to create programs and resources to support the 1 in 5 individuals with dyslexia and literacy challenges in Arizona.

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GOLD SPONSORS

BRONZE SPONSORS
Brophy College Preparatory Capitol Consulting, LLC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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