Empowering teachers, parents and students for a brighter future.

The International Dyslexia Association, Los Angeles Branch (IDALA) is a volunteer non-profit organization that serves Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. Our mission is to raise awareness and understanding of dyslexia, to promote effective intervention practices, and to support individuals with dyslexia, their families, and professionals in the field. Our educational workshops and community events are open to all. Explore our website and discover a wealth of up-to-date information about dyslexia.


Teacher Training 

IDALA is proud to sponsor advanced coursework in Orton-Gillingham Structured Literacy this fall. Participants must have completed AOGPE’s Classroom Educator Coursework to register for this session.

Teacher scholarships are available.

Experience Dyslexia®

a learning disabilities simulation

This powerful, hands-on workshop lets participants experience some of challenges and frustrations that people with language-based learning disabilities face each day. The simulation provides a lively, thought-provoking experience for parents to better understand the struggles of their children with dyslexia. 


Saturday, October 20, 2018
10:00am - 12noon