Parents

We are so glad you are here! If you have a child with dyslexia, or you suspect he/she may have dyslexia, then you have come to a reputable source of information. The Houston Branch of the International Dyslexia Association has been in existence since 1978. We are able to glean information from an immense wealth of knowledge in our network. We hope you will find what you need here, but if not, please do not hesitate to contact us either via phone, email, Facebook or Twitter.

Become a Member: Membership in our organization helps us accomplish our mission, and you can be a part of that with your time, talents and resources. Membership has many advantages, the utmost being the support given to those in our community who rely on the information, networks and resources we offer. Thank you for considering joining us!

 

Help Line: If you do not find what you are looking for on our website, do not hesitate to call us at 832-282-7154. You can also email us at HoustonBIDA@gmail.com. Send us a message on Facebook or a message through Twitter.

 

 

 

 

IDA Dyslexia Fact Sheets: These are great sources of reliable information for parents on a variety of topics.

 

Calendar of Events: This is a great place to start if you are looking to attend our annual spring conference or fall symposiums. There are also dates for our parent networking group meetings, as well as information on the international conference in October.

 

Newsletter: This is a great way to stay connected with us (in addition to following us on Twitter @houstondyslexia and Facebook @houstonida). We have past newsletters available as well as a place to sign up to remain current.

 

Resource Directory: These provide information on current services for your child as well as relevant information on many aspects of dyslexia and related disorders. You can access past years’ resource directories on this page. There is an abundance of relevant information in our directories, even from years ago!

 

Scholarships: We have scholarships available for students, parents and educators/professionals. These allow individuals to attend one of our events at a discounted price as well as provide discounted diagnostic services. This is an amazing and often utilized resource in our community.

 

College Panel: If you have a child who is beginning to consider university, plan on attending our College Panel presentation. Every January we have a college panel with several college students with dyslexia who share their experience as university students and provide many tips for others.

 

 Assessment Assistance:  A comprehensive assessment is a necessary tool for obtaining programming or accommodations in schools.