About International Dyslexia Association
The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is a voluntary, non-profit, international organization concerned with the complex issues of dyslexia. IDA membership consists of a variety of professionals in partnership with people with dyslexia and their families. Established in 1949, IDA is committed to helping affected individuals achieve their personal potential, strengthening their learning abilities, and removing educational, social, and cultural barriers to language acquisition and use. In addition, the IDA actively promotes effective teaching approaches and related clinical educational intervention strategies for affected people. The association supports and encourages interdisciplinary study and research; facilitates the exploration of causes and early identification of dyslexia; and is committed to the wide dissemination of research-based knowledge on the condition. IDA provides a bibliography of published materials on dyslexia and a variety of educational brochures and referral services.