INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

The Dyslexia Association of Singapore, together with Centre for Child Evaluation & Teaching (CCET) of Kuwait, are the first two organizations to achieve the International Dyslexia Association's Institutional Accreditation. 

IDA Institutional Accreditation is a formal recognition that the institution meets professional standards of operational integrity and quality related to services reasonable within local cultural contexts and consistent with IDA’s values and definition of dyslexia. Click here for more information about the IDA Institutional Accreditation.

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First picture: Geetha Shantha Ram (Director, Main Literacy Programme and Staff Professional Development, DAS) receiving the IDA Global Partners Institutional Accreditation Certificate from Dr Elaine Cheeseman. Being one of just two GPs who have been accredited, the other being CCET, Kuwait, it reflects the strong institutional foundations of DAS.

Second picture: DAS Specialised Educational Services Chinese Programme Manager Kong Yun Rui who was presenting a poster at the IDA Conference with Dr Gad Elbehari and Dr Mowafak Al-Manabri who were representing CCET, Kuwait.

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Group picture: From left to right : Mr Sam Lardner (Project Difference, Barcelona), Dr Mowafak Al-Manabri, Dr Gad Elbehari (CCET, Kuwait), Dr Elaine Cheeseman, Dr Eric Tridas (IDA, US), Dr Maya Kobayashi (EDGE, Japan), Mr Joaquin Serra (Projet DIfference, Barcelona), Ms Mandy Nayton (AUSPELD, Australia), Dr Elsa Hagan (IDA, US), Mr Steve O'Brien (Dyslexia Foundation, UK), Ms Geetha Shantha Ram, Dr Charley Haynes (IDA, US), Ms Kong Yun Rui, Mr Nor Ashraf Samsuddin (DAS, Singapore), Dr Omar Al-Sayed (CCET Kuwait), Dr Sushama Nagarkar (Morris Foundation, India), Mr Lee Siang (DAS, Singapore)

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OUR INTERNATIONAL DYSLEXIA PARTNERS

DAS collaborates with other dyslexia and SpLD organisations in the region to advance research and other activities.

Regional Friends of DAS

Dr. Anjali Morris Education and Health Foundation

Centre for Child Evaluation & Teaching (CCET)
Indonesia Dyslexia Association Institute of Behavioral Psychology

Maharashtra Dyslexia Association

Philippine Dyslexia Foundation
Madras Dyslexia Association Dyslexia Association of Sarawak

Japan Dyslexia Research Association

Yemen Dyslexia Association

 

International Partners

British Dyslexia Association Dyslexia Association of Ireland
International Dyslexia Association The Organization for Unlocking the Potential of Dyslexic Learners

Australian Dyslexia Association

Jordanian Dyslexia Association

AUSPELD (Australian Federation of SPELD Associations)

Dyslexia Organization, Kenya

Berufsverband Akademischer Legasthenie-Dyskalkulie-Therapeutinnen (BALDT)

Pro Futuro

Brazillian Dyslexia Association

Institute of Behavioral Psychology

Centro de Dislexia de Costa Rica

Madrid Dyslexia Association

Czech Dyslexia Association

Project Difference

The Egyptian Society for Developing Skills of Children with Special Needs (ADVANCE)

University of La Laguna
Fana Association for Individuals with Learning Difficulties (FAILCD) Turkey Dyslexia Foundation

Bundesverband Legasthenie und Dyskalkulie

Dyslexia Foundation

Campaign for Learning Disabilities

 

PUBLICATIONS FROM AROUND THE REGION

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MDA News Letter July 2018 CoverPage min    
July 2018
Madras Dyslexia Association Newsletter
   
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IDA Global Partners Handbook January 2018
Madras Dyslexia Association Newsletter
October 2017
Madras Dyslexia Association Newsletter
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DAS International Newsletter 2017 Asia Pacific Journal of Developmental Differences (Jan 2017)   Asia Pacific Journal of Developmental Differences (July 2017)

 

 

TRAINING OPTIONS IN THE REGION

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CONFERENCES AND EVENTS IN THE REGION

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Association for Reading and Writing in Asia (ARWA) Conference 2018

The second ARWA Conference will provide an excellent opportunity for participants to exchange ideas and experience with regard to:

  • Reviewing findings from recent and leading policy, practice and research on reading and writing;
  • Discussing current issues, concerns and prospects concerning policy making, practice, research and development, internationally and with particular reference to the Asian regions;
  • Identifying research and development priorities in reading and writing from the perspective of different countries, institutions and education agencies; and
  • Exploring possibilities for collaborative activities.

 

The two-day Conference will feature the following activities:

  • Keynote Sessions - a one-hour speech by invited speakers
  • Paper Presentation - 10-minute oral highlight; 3-4 papers for a one-hour session
  • Poster Presentation - requires presence of author; poster size 900 x 1200 mm

 

Organizer: Association for Reading and Writing in Asia
Date: 23-23 Feb 2018
Venue: University of Tsukuba, Japan
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BDA International Conference & EXPO 2018

The 11th British Dyslexia Association’s International Conference (IC) and EXPO is a leading conference on Dyslexia/Specific Learning difficulties across the age ranges, for the latest in research and practice, exciting developments and inspiration. The BDA are delighted to work with Professor Susan Gathercole (Cambridge University) as IC 2018 Chair and the International Conference committee as we build a great event. The conference theme of Evidence to Practice and Back Again will link research through to good practice and this Flagship event will present speakers, experts from across the world and professional practitioners. We will also be providing even more hands on practical opportunities within our live demo zone. There will be our largest ever EXPO exhibition space featuring useful exciting materials and technologies, utilising the fantastic facilities available at the Telford International Centre.

New! Parents and Carers' Day! - This event will take place on Saturday at the International Conference and is aimed at parents and carers of young people with dyslexia and those who have a general interest in finding out more about this learning difference.

Organizer: British Dyslexia Association
Date: 12th - 14th April 2018
Venue: Telford, United Kingdom
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UnITE SpLD Conference 2018

The UnITE SpLD Conference seeks to bring together parents, teachers and practitioners working with children with specific learning difficulties and special educational needs. This conference will be showcasing research that covers aspects of behavioural, literacy and social emotional support, intervention and assessment for children with special learning needs. Come and listen to our SpLD experts share their research. Research will be presented it short, engaging and entertaining sessions accompanied by poster presentations and the chance to talk directly with researchers who are making a difference in the Asian region.

Organizer: Dyslexia Association of Singapore
Date: 20, 21, 22 June 2018
Venue: Singapore
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IDA’s Annual International Conference

IDA’s Annual International Conference is the premier professional development conference dedicated to dyslexia. The conference brings in experts from all over the world to educate attendees on the latest research, remediation, and more.

The Reading, Literacy and Learning Conference is held for both professionals and families and is attended by some 2,500 teachers, educators, and administrators, reading specialists, researchers, university faculty, psychologists, physicians, tutors, and parents.

The four-day conference includes:

  • Four general sessions with keynote speakers
  • Full- and half-day pre-conference symposia
  • Over 100 sessions
  • Exhibit Hall
  • Networking opportunities
  • Social events
  • Visits to local schools
  • And much more!

 

Organizer: International Dyslexia Association
Date: 24, 25, 26, 27 October 2018
Venue: Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, Connecticut, USA
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To see upcoming events worldwide organised by the International Dyslexia Association and its Global Partners, please visit the IDA website by clicking here.

 

PAST CONFERENCES

Parent and Educator Seminar

FOCUS and the Dyslexia Association (Hong Kong) are pleased to bring two internationally recognized experts together to share, educate and raise awareness of learning differences.
The seminar will be valuable to parents, educators and other professionals wanting to better understand how to support children with ADHD and Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) such as dyslexia.

Organizer: Dyslexia Association of Hong Kong
Date: 18 November 2017
Venue: Kowloon Junior School, Hong Kong
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68th Annual IDA Reading, Literacy & Learning Conference

IDA’s Annual International Conference is the premier professional development conference dedicated to dyslexia. The conference brings in experts from all over the world to educate attendees on the latest research, remediation, and more.


Organizer:International Dyslexia Association
Date: November 8-11, 2017

Venue: Atlanta, GA, USA
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Asia Pacific Dylexia Festival 2017

Promotion and partnership for understanding and awareness of Dyslexia in Asia
Pacific region

  • Cultural exchange between young dyslexics from Japan and Asia Pacific countries
  • Educational situation in Asia Pacific region
  • Teacher Training
  • Workshop:Art, architecture etc...workshop with professionals – dyslexic
    pioneers
  • Exhibition by dyslexic artists
Organizer:NPO EDGE, Japan Dyslexia Research Association, Japan Dyslexia Association
Date: 21, 22 October 2017
Venue: Tokyo, Japan
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2017 NATIONAL CONCLAVE On SPECIFIC LEARNING DISABILITY (Dyslexia)


Spotlight on Screening for SLD Using Assistive Technology for Teaching & Learning

  • Diagnostics
  • Remediation
  • Provisions for SLD in the new "Rights of Persons with Disability " Act
Please email mda@dyslexiaindia.com if you are keen to attend.
Organizer: Maharashtra Dyslexia Association
Date: 26 to 29 October 2017
Venue: Mumbai, India

UnITE SpLD Conference 2017

The UnITE SpLD Conference seeks to bring together parents, teachers and practitioners working with children with specific learning difficulties and special educational needs. This conference will be showcasing research that covers aspects of behavioural, literacy and social emotional support, intervention and assessment for children with special learning needs. Come and listen to our SpLD experts share their research. Research will be presented it short, engaging and entertaining sessions accompanied by poster presentations and the chance to talk directly with researchers who are making a difference in the Asian region.

Organizer: Dyslexia Association of Singapore
Date: 19, 20, 21 June 2017
Venue: Singapore
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