The So CA Tri-Counties Branch of IDA is a volunteer organization that services Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties; parts of East San Gabriel Valley, and Southern Nevada.
The MISSION of TCB is to bring researchers and relevant literacy topics to the public and to share information regarding literacy, including dyslexia, via media, personal contact, and events focused on literacy.
We ENVISION building a community that facilitates literacy success through appropriate recognition, understanding, & strategy implementation appropriate to dyslexia and other language-based learning differences. Populations served include educators, parents, individuals with dyslexia, and those who share their lives.
We believe that all individuals have the right to achieve their potential, individual learning abilities can be strengthened, and social, educational and cultural barriers to language acquisition and use must be removed.
Welcome to Southern California Tri-Counties Branch website. TCB has been serving parts of Southern California since 1984. Our continuing mission is to improve literacy and access to appropriate education in our communities. We invite you to explore our website to learn about us and our events. You can access and download free information about dyslexia and dysgraphia, view informative videos, and learn effective strategies for dealing with dyslexia, dysgraphia and other related language learning differences.
It is also easy for you to access the International Dyslexia Association home office pages by clicking on “Tools, Information, & Resources”. The first item on the pull-down menu takes you directly to the national IDA website. You may also just click on the IDA logo in the top left corner.
IDA has begun a program called TeamQuest that we know will generate the kinds of funds that can change the world of education. TeamQuest‘s goal is to create a world where everyone can read. TeamQuest is an endurance, training, and fundraising program to help adults and the more than 10 million school age children struggling with dyslexia. The concept behind it is for people to run/walk in world-class marathons and also invite friends and family to support them as they run. If someone is unable to actually run, they may become virtual runners and raise money that way.
Visit http://teamquestdyslexia.org/ to find out how YOU can be involved. This unique program will raise funds for both the IDA Home Office and our own TCB when you join TeamQuest for TCB. Choose So CA Tri-Counties Branch as your home branch and help us change the lives of children and adults who struggle with reading. I hope that you will join me in support of TeamQuest – it is a fantastic way to change your life and the lives of others.
IDA is the foremost authority on dyslexia and language learning differences and the pages are filled with relevant information.
We welcome your comments and questions and look forward to meeting you at our events.
International Dyslexia Association
Southern California Tri-Counties Branch
Dyslexia: The World the Way I See It
More than one in ten children in the US struggle with dyslexia or other language based learning difference. Without appropriate intervention, struggling readers have a higher probability of not completing high school. Their dreams are dashed. Their opportunities are diminished. It doesn’t have to be this way.
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