Council of Advisors


The IDA Council of Advisors consists of Samuel T. Orton Award recipients, recognized scholars in the field of dyslexia, and individuals eminent in other fields pertinent to the affairs and concerns of the Association.


  • Marilyn Jager Adams, Ph.D.
  • Dirk J. Bakker, Ph.D.
  • Susan Brady, Ph.D.
  • Hugh Catts, Ph.D.
  • Regina Cicci, Ph.D.
  • Martha Denckla, M.D.
  • Drake D. Duane, M.D.
  • Leon Eisenberg, M.D.
  • Jack M. Fletcher, Ph.D.
  • Uta Frith, Ph.D.
  • Albert M. Galaburda, M.D.
  • Alice H. Garside, Ed.M.
  • Rosa A. Hagin, Ph.D
  • Diana Hanbury King
  • Edith Klasen, Ph.D.
  • C.K. Leong, Ph.D.
  • G. Reid Lyon, Ph.D.
  • John McLeod, Ph.D.
  • Louisa Moats, Ed.D.
  • Bruce Pennington, Ph.D.
  • Ralph D.  Rabinovitch, M.D.
  • Hollis S. Scarborough, Ph.D.
  • Gordon Sherman, Ph.D.
  • Archie A. Silver, M.D.
  • Margaret Snowling, Ph.D.
  • Joseph Torgesen, Ph.D.
  • Maryanne Wolf, Ed.D.
  • Beverly J. Wolf, M.Ed.