Parent Membership Benefits


Parents are a vital and growing part of the IDA community, and reinforcing parent advocacy is a core IDA goal. Parent members receive the following member benefits:



You will receive by email, an electronic copy of IDA’s quarterly publication, Perspectives on Language and Literacy. Perspectives discusses educational best practices, curriculum methods, case studies and first-person application of multisensory structured language teaching techniques.

The Examiner:

IDA’s monthly e-letter keeps you abreast of happenings at IDA and on top of dyslexia and literacy-related events and information in the field and around the world!

Dyslexia Connection:

An electronic newsletter written for parents that deals with dyslexia and related learning disabilities. Articles focus on parenting, advocacy and other issues facing families with children who learn differently.

Discounts on the IDA Annual Conference:

Receive up to a $130 discount on registration fees when attending IDA’s annual conference on Reading, Literacy & Learning, a four day event that includes many topics devoted to teaching and learning. Discounted fees on branch conferences may also available to members.

Branch Membership:

Members of IDA automatically receive membership in one of IDA’s 42 branches located across the US & Canada and will have the opportunity to meet and network with other parents in your community.

Reading and Writing

Reading and Writing is an interdisciplinary journal containing articles on the processes, acquisition, and loss of reading and writing skills.(ELECTRONIC)