Dyslexia Connection

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Dyslexia Connection is an e-letter published by the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) that provides parents and families with current information related to dyslexia. Members of IDA receive Dyslexia Connection throughout the year. Click here to learn more about IDA and other benefits of becoming a member.

Click on the links below to read articles from recent issues

Elevator Pitch
Parent’s Guide to Online Virtual Tours
The Emotional Side of Dyslexia
Dyslexia Accommodations
Finding Help
Parent Survey Results
Beyond the Classroom
IDA’s University Accreditation Program
Specific Learning Disabilities

The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is pleased to present a forum for information to benefit its constituents. It is IDA’s policy to neither recommend nor endorse any specific program, product, institution, company, or instructional material, noting that there are a number of such that present the critical components of instruction as defined by IDA’s Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading. Any program, product, institution, company, or instructional material carrying the IDA Accredited seal meets the IDA Standards. Opinions expressed in Dyslexia Connection articles and/or via links do not necessarily reflect those of IDA.

We encourage sharing of articles from Dyslexia Connection. If portions are cited, please make appropriate reference. Articles may not be reprinted for the purpose of resale. Click here to request permission to republish articles from Dyslexia Connection or send an e-mail to mfriedman@interdys.org for more information.


Dyslexia Connection Editorial Team

Editor: Posie Boggs

Posie Boggs is an active advocate for educating students, parents, educators, and policymakers on the necessity of improving literacy in our nation and the world. She has emphasized that providing comprehensive research-based literacy education early to all our students and adults who struggle with literacy is essential to increasing our nation’s educational outcomes. Equally important is providing educators extensive, rigorous, and multidisciplinary training in the knowledge and practice of teaching the “3 Rs.”

Director of Publications and Communications: Denise Douce 

Publications and Communications Coordinator: Megan Friedman