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Reading in the Rockies – September 29th & 30th at Copper Mountain Resort, CO!

Registration is Closed – See you at Copper Mountain Resort!

Reading in the Rockies aims to provide a time and place for teachers, administrators, parents, and other professionals to learn, collaborate, and relax in a beautiful environment. Our speakers address relevant, essential and distinctive topics to build your capacity to support student success, improve your teaching skills, expand your thinking and continue to cultivate your knowledge with practical application strategies. This year is no exception, and we’re looking forward to seeing you all in Copper!

IDA-RMB’s mission is to deepen your professional development with explicit instructional strategies to increase your students’ academic success in both reading and writing. Our content will be relevant for your students, conducted by professionals with classroom experience, and can be used right away.

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Community Events

October, 8, 2023, 10:30 am -12:30 pm in Denver
In recognition of Dyslexia Awareness Month, DenCoKID is excited to be able to offer a free simulation to the Denver community. Participants will experience some of the challenges and frustrations faced by people with attention, processing and language-based learning differences. Participants are guided through learning tasks commonly encountered in the classroom or workplace. This empathy-building experience benefits everyone, including parents, guardians, grandparents, caregivers, educators, principals, students, coaches, employers, clergy, and anyone with an interest in dyslexia or learning differences. Light refreshments will be provided and childcare for school-aged children is available upon request via email. Space is limited so RSVP today!

Local Groups & Resources

COKID’s mission is to ensure that all dyslexic children are identified and receive appropriate intervention and support to achieve their full potential. This parent group’s website also includes a list of different Parent Support & Dyslexia Advocacy Groups in Colorado. Visit their website for upcoming events as well as dyslexia and legislation-related resources.

2022 Online Course for Assessing, Preventing and Overcoming Reading Difficulties

This is an ongoing on demand version of 13 module videos you can access any time. It does not include the assessments or the discussion forum and the CDE credit hours are not available, but it has all the same videos and is a great companion piece tothe book. You can join as a guest through the CDE LMS:

The IDA Dyslexia Digital Library

The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) has launched the premier Dyslexia Digital Library at to house an extensive collection of IDA’s most informative articles, fact sheets, infographics, and videos organized in a searchable, user-friendly site, including FAQs and trending topics. Families can learn strategies to help them advocate for their child with dyslexia, reading teachers can find guidance on applying the principles of Structured Literacy in their classrooms, researchers can review the work of their peers—these are just a few examples of how to use the library.


Professional Development Training

(Businesses and professionals have paid to be listed below. Please note that IDA-RMB does not endorse any specific individual, business, school or program. Please contact the particular service providers for more information.)

Are you looking for answers to these questions?
Which should I take first, LETRS or OG?  I want to increase my knowledge of the reading research, where should I start?  How can I become a dyslexia specialist in my state?  How can I get training on X program? Before You Train: Understanding Literacy Training Options with Dr. Stephanie Stollar and Concha Wyatt

Yoshimoto Orton-Gillingham is an engaging approach to teaching and learning which enables participants to successfully provide Orton Gillingham targeted instruction to students with dyslexia as well as to equip the general population with the tools they need to succeed and excel in reading, writing and in spelling and math. An accredited training Fellow in the Academy of Orton-Gillingham, Ron Yoshimoto developed these nationally and internationally acclaimed Orton-Gillingham trainings.
“I appreciate how clear it is to implement with my class, the scope and sequence, lesson plans and correction procedures make it so doable. And all the materials – amazing” “I have never received such positive feedback from my teachers before!” “This is the first time I have completed a workshop and feel like I actually have the tools and materials I need to serve my dyslexic students.” “I am not a trained teacher, yet I am now empowered to help my child. Thank you.”
OGI is a CDE approved supplemental, intervention and consulting provider for the READ Act. The Yoshimoto O.G. Approach is an International Dyslexia Association approved program. Please contact us regarding scheduling school or district-based classes or in regards to certification.

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Wilson Language Training®

Professional learning and teacher support have been the primary focus of Wilson Language Training® for over 20 years. Wilson is passionate about providing educators with the knowledge and skills they need to help students who may benefit from a systematic, multisensory, structured language approach. Our hands-on professional learning programs are delivered by a nationwide team of expert Literacy Specialists and Trainers.

June 1, 2023, 9am-2pm MT – Fundations® Level K Virtual Launch Workshop (Instructor-Led)

June 2, 2023, 9am-2pm MT – Fundations® Level 1 Virtual Launch Workshop (Instructor-Led)

June 5, 2023, 9am-2pm MT – Fundations® Level 2 Virtual Launch Workshop (Instructor-Led)

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