Perspectives on Language and Literacy


An official publication of the International Dyslexia Association, Perspectives on Language and Literacy is published biannually and features practical articles for educators and other professionals dedicated to the identification and intervention of dyslexia and other related learning differences. Perspectives on Language and Literacy is a benefit of IDA membership.
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Following the Spring 2020 issue of Perspectives on Language and Literacy, this publication became an exclusive benefit of IDA membership. We encourage you to visit IDA’s Digital Dyslexia Library, a free community resource where you can search by topic to find past articles of Perspectives and other resources. Links to issues prior to spring 2020 are listed below. 

To view previous issues of Perspectives on Language and Literacy click on the links below.

2020 (Vol. 46)

2019 (Vol. 45)

2018 (Vol. 44)

2017 (Vol. 43)

2016 (Vol. 42)

2015 (Vol. 41)

 2014 (Vol. 40)

2013 (Vol. 39)

2012 (Vol. 38)

2011 (Vol. 37)


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