D.C. Capital Area Branch of the International Dyslexia Association

Serving the DC Metropolitan Area

Promoting literacy through research, education and advocacy


SAVE THE DATE - DCIDA CONFERENCE Literacy in Action: Study Skills- Where Skills and Content Meet

Annual Spring Conference for Educators, Parents, and Professionals Nancy Coffman, Director of Outreach/Training for the Shelton School and Evaluation Center in Dallas, Texas, will present a full day seminar of strategies that go beyond learning to read, write & spell. She will address academic and life skills for all learners but specifically address the needs of those with learning challenges.

When: Saturday, March 12th, 2016 8:30pm to 3:00pm

Where: Radisson Hotel Washington DC-Rockville, 3 Research Court Rockville, MD 20850

Registration: Opens mid-January

PARTICIPATING … Until everyone can read

TeamQuest is an endurance training and fundraising program that will change your life and the lives of others.

Sign up to run for the International Dyslexia Association as a member of TeamQuest. When you do, you create a better future for every individual who struggles to read.

Join Team Quest until everyone can read. Click here to learn more

The D.C. Capital Area and the MD Branches of the International Dyslexia Association Presented a Full Day Conference Overcoming Obstacles: Reading, Attention & Executive Function March 15, 2014

Dr. Tridas Presents

Attendees Listen to Dr. Tridas

Partner and Sponsor LDAMC

Dr Hessler Presents

William Van Cleave

Panel: Options for Parents

William Van Cleave with DCIDA President & Board Member


[1]: October is Dyslexia Awareness Month Decoding Dyslexia Virginia is a grassroots movement focused on linking families to resources, support, and educational interventions for dyslexia. We aim to raise dyslexia awareness, empower families to support their children and inform policy- makers on best practices to identify, remediate and support students with dyslexia in Virginia. With your support, this event will rally families, friends and supporters of DDVA as we work together to achieve our mission and create change for children and adults with dyslexia in our community. All proceeds will directly support the goals determined by DDVA. October 11, 2015 at 8:00am Burke Lake Park, Fairfax Station Contact: decodingdyslexiava@gmail.com Register today! https://runsignup.com/Race/VA/FairfaxStation/5KRunForDyslexia