IDA Membership Benefits for Parents

join_now_buttonParents 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:

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perspectives 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

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!

Annals of Dyslexia

Annals IDA’s tri-annual Annals of Dyslexia is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the scientific study of dyslexia, theory-based practices on remediation, and intervention of dyslexia and related areas of written language disorders, including spelling, composing and mathematics. Annals publishes original empirical studies, significant reviews, and well-documented reports of evidence-based effective practices. Electronic access available to all members. Paper copies can be mailed to you for an additional fee.

Dyslexia Connection

dConnection 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.

Reading and Writing

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

Discounts on the IDA Annual Conference

conference-savings Receive up to a $100 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.

*Check IDA’s website for most current discount.

Branch Membership

branches-2 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 professionals in the field.

As part of the Rocky Mountain Branch, covering both Colorado and Wyoming, you will receive discounted rates to our annual two-day Reading in the Rockies conference, the opportunity to apply for our referral list, regular email newsletters, as well as opportunities to meet and network with local professionals and parents.

Facebook Group

An exclusive group for members to share information, ideas, and resources, and expand their network.