Recap of 2017
2017 will be remembered for the year in which the requirements of Oregon's adopted dyslexia legislation were rolled out in the form of the Oregon Dyslexia Plan. To help understand this, Oregon Department of Education (ODE) and our branch of the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) , teamed up to make an informational video "Essential Elements of the Dyslexia Legislation in Oregon". If you haven't watched it yet, please do
The Oregon Branch of the IDA has developed and started a training module that satisfies the requirements of SB 612 and SB 1003's dyslexia training component -
Understanding and Recognizing Dyslexia. This 4 hour training has been presented to approximately 300 participants so far and more training dates are scheduled in 2018.
Student Empowerment Panel has become more active and widely praised. These students share their personal accounts of struggles and victories, pain and success. They provide insight and understanding that no cold facts can express. We are truly grateful to all of them for bravely sharing their stories.
We continue to try to increase our communication and services to our community. You can now find us on
as well as our