Tri Counties Branch of the International Dyslexia Association



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Events at the Tri-Counties Branch of the IDA

GREAT NEWS! Our Dyslexia Bill, AB1369 has passed the Assembly and the Senate and was signed by Governor Jerry Brown. Thank you to all who supposed this along its trip.  You can read the final bill here.

This bill would require the Superintendent of Public Instruction to develop, and to complete in time for use no later than the beginning of the 2017–18 academic year, program guidelines for dyslexia to be used to assist regular education teachers, special education teachers, and parents to identify and assess pupils with dyslexia, and to plan, provide, evaluate, and improve educational services, as defined, to pupils with dyslexia. The bill would require the Superintendent to disseminate the program guidelines through the State Department of Education’s Internet Web site and to provide technical assistance regarding their use and implementation to specified persons. Read more about the bill by Decoding Dyslexia.

The California Association of School Psychologists issued a position paper

You can watch the video of the Work Group for the regulations of this bill.


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Road Trip Nation

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newson talks about Dyslexia with ABC7’s Cheryl Jennings.
see full article

Read more about Summit

Article on success of Chapman University 's Inaugural Dyslexia Conference
including a link to the full recording of the Summit.

Dyslexic Advantage – Ben Foss, Dyslexia Advocate - 12:09

more testimonials

Bipartisan Congressional Dyslexia Caucus

Bipartisan Congressional Dyslexia Caucus webpage at IDA

What is Dyslexia?
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Never Give Up
More than one in ten children in the US struggle with dyslexia or other language based learning difference.
Without appropriate intervention, struggling readers have a higher probability of not completing high school.
Their dreams are dashed. Their opportunities are diminished. It doesn’t have to be this way.

Adult Literacy Class

A wonderful opportunity to improve your reading in a small, private or semi-private environment.

Others have done it
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Some say 1 in 10 students struggle with literacy.  Others say 1 in 5!!  Either way, it's way too many. We can help!!  

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Literacy is one of the most important issues facing us today. Dyslexics can thrive if we all take advantage of neuroplasticity (the brain differences among us).  TCB strives to share with teachers and parents how they can hop on this train through our webinars, conferences, and other programs.  Einstein said, "Everybody is a genius, but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its life believing it is stupid!"