Call for Papers


The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) has closed the Call for Papers for the 2017 Annual Reading, Literacy, and Learning Conference. The conference will be held November 8–11, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta, Georgia.

IDA’s annual conference brings together educators, researchers, physicians, psychologists, tutors, speech language pathologists, administrators, parents, persons with dyslexia, and others to share and learn the most up-to-date and practical information in the field of literacy.

We are considering proposals for an array of topics related to dyslexia and other learning disabilities. Please consider our conference theme, “Why Structured Literacy Works for Struggling Readers: Validated Interventions and Practices for Dyslexia,” as you draft and submit your proposal.

The deadline to submit is February 19, 2017, proposals will not be accepted after that date. IDA has prepared guidelines to assist you with the submission process, please read and review the Call for Papers Guidelines ( before you begin your online submission.

Acceptance notifications will be emailed the week of April 17, 2017. 

If you have questions, please contact the Conference Department at

The 2017 Call for Papers is now closed.